The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter
Discover Angels Carter's classic feminist retelling of favourite fairy tales interwoven by a master of seductive, luminous storytelling.
From familiar fairy tales and legends - Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires and werewolves - Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories.
Our favourite quote: 'His wedding gift, clasped round my throat. A choker of rubies, two inches wide, like an extraordinarily precious slit throat.'
The perfect thoughtful gift for: Femme fatales | Sisters | Feminists | Short story lovers | Dark fairy tale lovers | Girlfriends | Best friends | Girl gang | Empowered women | Mothers | Strong ladies | Fans of the gothic
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