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Burning your boats : the collected short stories / Angela Carter ; with an introduction by Salman Rushdie
Fiction Fiction | H. Holt and Co. | 1996 | 1st American ed.
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Imprint
New York : H. Holt and Co., 1996.
Edition
1st American ed.
Descript
xiv, 462 p. ; 24 cm.
Note
"A John Macrae book."
"Originally published in Great Britain in 1995 by Chatto & Windus Ltd."--T.p. verso.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Early work, 1962-6 ; The man who loved a double bass -- A very, very great lady and her son at home -- A Victorian fable (with glossary) -- Fireworks : nine profane pieces, 1974 ; 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 -- Master -- Reflections -- Elegy for a freelance -- The bloody chamber and other stories, 1979 ; The bloody chamber -- The courtship of Mr. Lyon -- The tiger's bride -- Puss-in-boots -- The Erl-King -- The snow child -- The lady of the house of love -- The werewolf -- The company of wolves -- Wolf-Alice -- Black Venus, 1985 ; Black Venus -- The kiss -- 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 -- American ghosts and old world wonders, 1993 ; Lizzie's tiger -- John Ford's 'Tis pity she's a whore -- Gun for the devil -- The merchant of shadows -- The ghost ships -- In Pantoland -- Ashputtle or The mother's ghost -- Alice in Prague or The curious room -- Impressions: The Wrightsman Magdalene -- Uncollected stories, 1970-81 -- The Scarlet House -- The Snow Pavilion -- The Quilt Maker.
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0805044620
0140255281 (pbk.)
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