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Nights At The Circus - Angela Carter
Nights At The Circus
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4.00 15
ISBN: 9780330288361 (0330288369)
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Magic Realism Square
- A story about stories and illusion.Magic and reading have something in common. It’s that thin wedge that question of what is real and what is fantasy. We know that the magician is doing some trick, but we just can’t get it, can’t figure it out. With books, good ones at least, the trick is the writ...
The English Student
The English Student rated it
4.0 Nights at the Circus - Angela Carter
So some friends were giving away second-hand books as wedding favours (which, I wish I had had that idea) and Nights at the Circus was on the book table. I'd heard of Angela Carter before as a literary feminist writer of dark fairy tales, so I wasn't sure precisely what to expect. Nights at the Ci...
Bloodorange rated it
4.0 Nights at the Circus
I find the way in which Carter - herself an anorexia survivor - draws attention to female physicality in a way both intimate and vaguely uncomfortable.
LunaLuss rated it
2.0 Nights At The Circus
I thought that i will like this novel. But other than the way it is written (makes you always doubt what you are reading), nothing is special about it.
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
4.0 Nights at the Circus, by Angela Carter
Is Sophia Fevvers a fact? Or is she fiction? These questions lie at the heart of Angela Carter's increasingly weird—but always interesting—Nights at the Circus. Jack Walser, American journalist, interviews Fevvers in the first part of the book. He attended her strange aerealiste show and made notes ...
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