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Angela Carter

Angela Carter (1940-1992) was the author of many novels, collections of short stories, plays, and books for children.

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    • The Bloody Chamber

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Richard Armitage, Emilia Fox
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Angela Carter spins subversively dark and sensual versions of familiar fairy tales and legends in her literary masterpiece....

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    • Nuanced 5-star narration of masterful storyteller

    • By lillianschild on 03-17-18

    Regular price: $42.63

    • Nights at the Circus

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Is Sophie Fevvers, toast of Europe's capitals, part swan...or all fake? Jack Walser, an American journalist, is on a quest to discover the truth behind her identity....

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Shaking a Leg

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 34 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This comprehensive volume of Angela Carter's journalism is the most down-to-earth and entertaining companion to latter 20th-century thought you'll ever need....

    Regular price: $42.63

    • Wise Children

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Tracey Ullman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    A richly comic tale of the tangled fortunes of two theatrical families, the Hazards and the Chances....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Fireworks

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Toby Longworth
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    These exotic, sensuous stories represent Carter's first major achievement in the short story form. Lush imaginary forests, a murderous puppet show and an expressionistic vision of Japan....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Black Venus

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Toby Longworth
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
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    Angela Carter wonderfully mingles history, fiction, invention, literary criticism, high drama and low comedy in a glorious collection of stories as full of contradictions and surprises as life itself....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Magic Toyshop

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Fiona Shaw
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    One night Melanie walks through the garden in her mother's wedding dress. The next morning her world is shattered....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Nothing Sacred

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
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    Long autobiographical pieces on her life in South Yorkshire and South London are followed by highly individual inspections of 'abroad' in this collection of Carter's work as a critic....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Vincent Pirillo
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Desiderio, an employee of the city under a bizarre reality attack from Doctor Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • couldn't follow the story

    • By Anonymous User on 03-13-18

    Regular price: $20.24

    • The Passion of New Eve

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Piers Hampton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    I know nothing. I am a tabula rasa, a blank sheet of paper, an unhatched egg. I have not yet become a woman, although I possess a woman's shape....

    Regular price: $21.31

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