Burning your boats : the collected short stories
by Carter, Angela, 1940-1992.
|Format:||Print Book 1996|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
"From early reflections on jazz and Japan, through vigorous refashionings of vampires and werewolves, to stunning snapshots of real-life outcasts and the glorious but tainted world of "the rich and famous," this complete collection of Angela Carter's short stories gathers together four published books - Fireworks, The Bloody Chamber, Black Venus, American Ghosts and Old World Wonders - with her early work and uncollected stories."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
ContentsThe man who loved a double bass
A very, very great lady and her son at home
A Victorian fable (with glossary)
A souvenir of Japan
The executioner's beautiful daughter
The loves of Lady Purple
The smile of winter
Penetrating to the heart of the forest
Flesh and the mirror
Elegy for a freelance
The bloody chamber
The courtship of Mr. Lyon
The tiger's bride
The snow child
The lady of the house of love
The company of wolves
Our lady of the massacre
The cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe
Overture and incidental music for A midsummer night's dream
Peter and the wolf
The kitchen child
The Fall River axe murders
John Ford's 'Tis pity she's a whore
Gun for the devil
The merchant of shadows
The ghost ships
Ashputtle or The mother's ghost
Alice in Prague or The curious room
Impressions: The Wrightsman Magdalene
The scarlet house
The snow pavilion
The quilt maker.
Published ReviewsPublisher's Weekly Review: "
Manners and customs
|Publisher|| New York :H. Holt and Co.,1996
|Edition||1st American ed.|
"A John Macrae book."
"Originally published in Great Britain in 1995 by Chatto & Windus Ltd."--T.p. verso.
xiv, 462 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references.