Angela Carter

The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
  • The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

  • On the occasion of VINTAGE's 30th anniversary rediscover the ten bestselling Vintage Classics of all time in beautiful new editions...

    Here are Angela Carter’s classic feminist retellings of favourite fairy tales interwoven by a master of seductive, luminous storytelling.

    From familiar fairy tales and legends – Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires and werewolves – Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories.


    ‘A quirky, original, and baroque stylist’ Margaret Atwood

RELEASED 25/06/2020

Angela Carter was born in 1940. She lived in Japan, the United States and Australia. Her first novel, Shadow Dance, was published in 1965. Her next book, The Magic Toyshop, won the John Llewllyn Rhys Prize and the next, Several Perceptions, the Somerset Maugham Award. She died in February 1992.