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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....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Richard Armitage should read everything

    • By libbromus on 07-27-18

    Regular price: $42.63

    • Nights at the Circus

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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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

    • Wise Children

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Tracey Ullman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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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

    • Heroes and Villains

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Rosie Akerman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Sharp-eyed Marianne lives in a white tower made of steel and concrete with her father and the other Professors. Outside, where the land is thickly wooded and wild beasts roam, live the Barbarians....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • 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

    • The Magic Toyshop

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Fiona Shaw
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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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

    • 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 6
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
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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

    • Shaking a Leg

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Antonia Beamish
    • Length: 34 hrs and 36 mins
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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

    • Shadow Dance

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The scar drew her whole face sideways, and even in profile, with the hideous thing turned away, her face was horribly lopsided, skin, features and all, dragged away from the bone....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • American Ghosts and Old World Wonders

    • By: Angela Carter
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett, Toby Longworth
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Shortly before her death Angela Carter was preparing this volume of short stories, one which does full justice to the glory of her imagination and the range of her talent....

    Regular price: $21.31

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