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  • Published: 6 December 1994
  • ISBN: 9780099388616
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304

Nights At The Circus




'One of the century's finest writers' Sunday Times

'Angela Carter has influenced a whole generation of fellow writers towards dream worlds of baroque splendour, fairy tale horror, and visions of the alienated wreckage of a future world. In Nights at the Circus she has invented a new, raunchy, raucous, Cockney voice for her heroine Fevvers, taking us back into a rich, turn of the 19th century world, which reeks of human and animal variety' The Times.

  • Pub date: 6 December 1994
  • ISBN: 9780099388616
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304

About the Author

Angela Carter

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.

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