A collection of short stories- 'BLACK VENUS' displays the superbly witchy
Angela Carter at her best. Her fabulous fables all speak for themselves in
tones so commanding you feel this must be Baudelaire's mistress, ageing,
remembering, still spreading syphilis, or Lizzie Borden restless in the
fatal and hot Massachusetts summer. Whatever her subject Miss Carter writes
like a dream - sometimes a nightmare. And as the voices call out, the
images blaze, one is saved from an excess of fantasy by earthy realism, a
sudden bark of humour' - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

Angela Carter—Black Venus

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