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Wise Children - Angela Carter
Wise Children
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3.73 120
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140175301 (014017530X)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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3.5 Wise Children / Angela Carter
Dora and Nora Chance are a famous song-and-dance team of the British music halls. Billed as The Lucky Chances, the sisters are the illegitimate and unacknowledged daughters of Sir Melchoir Hazard, the greatest Shakespearean actor of his day. At once ribald and sentimental, glittery and tender, this ...
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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...
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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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