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Wise Children - Angela Carter
Wise Children
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3.76 115
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140175301 (014017530X)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0 Book Club Read for July
There is something wonderful about an Angela Carter novel. A certain charm. A feeling of a warm blanket that you pull over yourself and then the cat jumps on it and sticks her claws into your leg. That sort of feeling. Wise Children is Carter’s last novel and is a love song and dance to the theater ...
Lived in a Pretty www.livedinapretty.com/
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5.0 Wise Children by Angela Carter
This is a novel told by a singular voice writing her memoir. Or shall I say their memoirs. Our narrator is Dora Chance who once lightly traipsed the British Vaudeville boards back in the day with her twin sister Nora. They have not only lived ‘life upon the wicked stage,’ but have been forever witne...
Lived in a Pretty www.livedinapretty.com/
Lived in a Pretty www.livedinapretty.com/ rated it
5.0 Wise Children
This is a novel told by a singular voice writing her memoir. Or shall I say their memoirs. Our narrator is Dora Chance who once lightly traipsed the British Vaudeville boards back in the day with her twin sister Nora. They have not only lived ‘life upon the wicked stage,’ but have been forever witne...
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I liked Wise Children by the end of the book, although at the beginning I had my doubts. Part of this can be attributed to Carter's writing style. At times it is jumbled and fast-paced; close to a stream-of-consciousness style, but not completely so. The first 50 pages had me grinding my teeth a bit...
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