EPUB ´ MOBI The Bloody Chamber Other Stories î 9780060908362 FREE ì JOHNSCYCLINGDIARY

MOBI The Bloody Chamber Other Stories

EPUB ´ MOBI The Bloody Chamber Other Stories î 9780060908362 FREE ì JOHNSCYCLINGDIARY Ï [PDF] ✅ The Bloody Chamber Other Stories Author Angela Carter – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk From familiar fairy tales and legends Red Riding Hood Bluebeard Puss in Boots Beauty Courtship of Mr Lyon The Tiger's Bride Puss in Boots The Erlking The Snow Child The Lady of the House of Love The Werewolf The Company of Wolves Wolf Alice Exuisite His touch both consoles and devastates me; I feel my heart pulse then wither naked as a stone on the roaring mattress while the lovely moony night slides through the window to dapple the flanks of this innocent who makes cages to keep the sweet birds in Eat me drink me; thirsty cankered goblin ridden I go back and back to him to have his fingers strip the tattered skin away and clothe me in his dress of water this garment that drenches me its slithering odour its capacity for drowning

Angela Carter ↠ The Bloody Chamber Other Stories EPUB

From familiar fairy tales and legends Red Chamber Other ePUB #9734 Riding Hood Bluebeard Puss in Boots Beauty and the The Bloody eBook #9734 Beast vampires Angela Carter reveals the dark heart of the fairy story in these memorably uirky versions She is able to intensify the mythic core of each of these tales not by stripping them down to their essentials the obvious way but by using eccentric illuminative detail expressed in individualistic prose Although these versions could be described as feminist and anti patriarchal such labels are too limiting for the fierce independence of Carter's intelligence She is a writer who never shrinks from acknowledging the transformative power of sexual passion even if the object of that passion be unworthy or evil even if the passion itself be dark and destructive It is her frankness her clarity and her art not the adherence to any philosophical position that make these tales so liberating so powerful such flawless examples of craftsmanship and style

MOBI ✓ The Bloody Chamber Other Stories ↠ Angela Carter

The Bloody Chamber Other StoriesWerewolves Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark sensual fantastic storiesContentsThe Bloody Chamber Bloody Chamber Other Epub #222 The An extraordinarily sensual symbol rich collection of very adult tales of enchantment focusing on female protagonists Some are dirtier versions of the familiar some are barely recognisable beyond title and names and a couple were unknown to me The Lyon and Tiger stories are variants of each other and it ends with three relating to wolves two of which are versions of Little Red Riding HoodThere is blood in the title and there are many allusions to literal and metaphorical blood mainly in relation to sacrificial virgins puberty menstruation sex and flowers sometimes both as a deflowered bride ponders The lilies I always associate with him; that are white And stain you Power and betrayal are also major themes aided by the delusion of disguise different skins and shedding thereof and hence loss of inhibitions and innocence Love often euates to death of some kind It's a feast for all the senses though it doesn't always leave a pleasant taste However Carter is a feminist at heart and this is reflected in many of the tales having female narrators along with the way she twists and subverts the reader's expectationsThe Bloody ChamberThe longest story is that of Bluebeard which was a partial inspiration for Jane Eyre see my review HERE but here is set in modernish times A much married man takes a new young innocent wife She leaves her mother and goes Into marriage into exile despite some sinister signs dead or missing wives yet his waxen face was not lined by experience her mother's concerns and her own euivocation when asked if she loves him she says I'm sure I want to marry him Her father had died leaving a legacy of tears that never uite dried and she is seduced by an opal ring that may be cursed I sensed in myself a potentiality for corruption and evidently he does too The bedroom scene is disturbing but not in a graphic way as is his porn collection which features disturbingly youthful subjects He wants to flood the bedroom with light all the better to see you echoing two versions of Little Red Riding Hood later in the bookHe goes away leaving her in charge of the household including all the keys She is instructed to indulge herself as she likes in this lovely prison of which I was both the inmate and the mistress with a single exception she must never enter the room where he occasionally goes to savour the rare pleasure of imagining myself wifeless Of course the temptation is enormous view spoilershe looks finds the bodies of previous wives surrounded by lilies and then can't wash the incriminating blood off the key I had been tricked into my own betrayal His face contained a sombre delirium guilty joy as he slowly ascertained how I had sinned hide spoiler