Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories, The

Angela Carter
From familiar fairy tales and legends – Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss-in-Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires, werewolves – Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories.

Reviews

Reviewed: 2021-07-05
Really loved the Bloody Chamber and the weird Beauty and the Beast version, not in love with some of the others. Such creepy story telling, but it all feels so real. There's a warmth to the language that feels very conversational.
Reviewed: 2021-05-24
I rate this a 5 despite feeling strangely distant from it. Weird! But look at those individual ratings; how could I not? Very pretty writing, a certain ranging loose style at times that may not be to everyone's tastes.

The Bloody Chamber - 10
The Courtship of Mr Lyon - 9
The Tiger's Bride - 9
Puss-in-Boots - 7
The Erl-King - 8
The Snow Child - 6
The Lady of the House of Love - 10
The Werewolf - 6
The Company of Wolves - 8
Wolf-Alice - 9
Reviewed: 2018-10-29
DNF @ 35% - Coming back to this one. Intense, in a good way.
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