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➸ [Read] ➳ Bluebeard By Angela Carter ➽ – Chickenshedcafe.uk 'Curiosity is the most fleeting of pleasures; the moment is satisfied it ceases to exist and it always proves very very expensive'Angela Carter's playful and subversive retellings of Charles Perrault''Curiosity is the most fleeting of pleasures; the moment is satisfied it ceases to exist and it always proves very very expensive'Angela Carter's playful and subversive retellings of Charles Perrault's.

Classic fairy tales conjure up a world of resourceful women black hearted villains wily animals and incredible transformations In these seven stories bristling with frank earthy humour and gothic imag.

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PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à Born Angela Olive Stalker in Eastbourne in 1940 Carter was evacuated as a child to live in Yorkshire with her maternal grandmother As a teenager she battled anorexia She began work as a journalist on the Croydon Advertiser following in the footsteps of her father Carter attended the University of Bristol where she studied English literatureShe married twice first in 1960 to Paul Carter Th

bluebeard ebok Bluebeard ePUBClassic fairy tales conjure up a world of resourceful women black hearted villains wily animals and incredible transformations In these seven stories bristling with frank earthy humour and gothic imag.

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  1. Cecily Cecily says:

    PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à bluebeard ebok, Bluebeard ePUBA funny little book and it is very little 64 pages each about half the size of a normal paperback page It's not bad but far far better is her feast of bloodier darker tales The Bloody Chamber which I reviewed hereAngela Carter retells seven of Charles Perrault's classic fairytales though two I'd never heard of In fact the telling is mostly traditional but with an explicit moral or two appended some of which have a modern slant I'm not really sure of its purpose or intended audience as it's slightly too knowing and unillustrated for small children but not really subversive enough for real adult enjoyment Some of the morals are dubious and surprising coming from a female author yet they're not witty enough to be taken as jokes Or maybe I've missed the pointMy reason for reading it was to get a version of Bluebeard because it relates to Jane Eyre


  2. Andy Weston Andy Weston says:

    PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à bluebeard ebok, Bluebeard ePUBThese short stories headlined by Bluebeard are retelling of classic fairy tales In this short Penguin compendium there are five of them all have the Carter trademark


  3. For Books& For Books& says:

    PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à bluebeard ebok, Bluebeard ePUBAngela Carter reinterprets these classic fairytales with skilful brevity elegance of language and sharpness of wit that stays true to Perrault’s narrative style and structure and doesn’t stray as far from the original versions as might be expectedBut be warned if you read Bluebeard hoping for of The Bloody Chamber it may feel a little like having to drink a beaker of cheap house red after enjoying a goblet of full bodied rich RiojaExcerpt from full review of Bluebeard by Angela Carter at For Books' Sake


  4. Shelly Shelly says:

    PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à bluebeard ebok, Bluebeard ePUBSomeone should tell Penguin what the definition of the word subversive is


  5. Mark J Easton Mark J Easton says:

    PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à bluebeard ebok, Bluebeard ePUBI was very much looking forward to reading a small collection of Angela Carter's dark fairy tales and while it's an excellent collection of stories told with pace and precision I was disappointed to realise the stories are in essence faithful translations of Perrault's talesSo while the stories provide simple and unadulterated fun that they're Perr


  6. P.H. Wilson P.H. Wilson says:

    PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à bluebeard ebok, Bluebeard ePUBNot what is on the tin as it wereThe book itself would be a pleasant 6510 as it is solely a translation with a bit of a half joke thrown in at the end However it is n


  7. Clare Holman-Hobbs Clare Holman-Hobbs says:

    PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à bluebeard ebok, Bluebeard ePUBI bloody haha loved this So enjoyable to read Angela Carter made a wonderful although liberal translation of Charles Perrault's originals I particularly enjoyed the classics Bluebeard Little Red Riding Hood Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella all complete with morals A must read for anyone who is studying fairy tales


  8. rebecca rebecca says:

    PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à bluebeard ebok, Bluebeard ePUBI picked this little book up excited to finally discover Angela Carter's writing – but Bluebeard behind its promising title is just a collection of Charles Perrault's original fairy tales translated from French to English with a handful of updated morals thrown in The large print name on the cover should be Charles Perrault


  9. Lucy Lucy says:

    PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à bluebeard ebok, Bluebeard ePUBI didn't get the point of this at all Trading on a name perhaps? Trivial and a little mechanical


  10. A.M. A.M. says:

    PDF/EPUB chickenshedcafe.uk ò Bluebeard eBook à bluebeard ebok, Bluebeard ePUBI’m on a bit of a Bluebeard kick at the moment I had not heard of Angela Carter until Neil Gaiman mentioned her as an influence in one of his Rarities stories I’m also trying to get through a humble bundle I do keep buying t


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