Freya Stark: Passionate Nomad

A fascinating account of the life of the last great romantic traveller.

Angela Carter

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Angela Carter

Angela Carter was born in 1940. She lived in Japan, the United States and Australia. Her first novel, Shadow Dance, was published in 1965. Her next book, The Magic Toyshop, won the John Llewllyn Rhys Prize and the next, Several Perceptions, the Somerset Maugham Award. She died in February 1992.

Books by Angela Carter

Books: 12
The Bloody Chamber And Other Stories

Fairy tales retold and interwoven by a master of seductive, luminous storytelling ...

Vintage Fear: The Complete Fairy Tales & The Bloody Chamber

There are ten Vintage Classics Twins to collect. Each twin consists of two books ...

Nights At The Circus

'Raunchy, raucous...a rich, turn of the 19th century world, which reeks of human ...

Burning Your Boats: Collected Short Stories

The essential collection of short stories by a daring, joyful writer


'A stylish tale about a fatal love triangle in provincial Bohemia' Guardian

Expletives Deleted: Selected Writings

Extraordinary essays from one of the century's finest writers

Wise Children

'One of the century's finest writers' Sunday Times

Black Venus

Eight short works of fiction by one of Britain's greatest and most original writers ...

Shaking A Leg: Collected Journalism and Writings

Forthright, funny, unpredictable: Carter is capable of illuminating any topic with ...

Books: 12