The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories

The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories

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This book is a collection of revisited classics such as 'The Red Riding Hood', but with a dark and creepy environment. These stories are held in an enormous gothic mansion, full of dungeons, halls and hidden passages. 

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  • Randy Pearson
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "All the famous wolf-themed stories are here, including Little Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss-in-Boots, etc. The author Angela Carter has created a wonderful collection of dark and sexually explicit stories. "
  • Terry Gonzalez
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I love to read books with modern day fairy tale themes. My favorite right now is The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories. It's a collection of classic stories, but set in dark and scary environments. They are all held in a creepy Gothic mansion. It's a really eye-opening and deeply involving book of stories. If you love classic fairy tales, check this out!"
  • Susan Russell
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Retelling familiar classics with a dark spin keeps the reader guessing what turn the tale will take on next. Sometimes coming off a funny with the twists to well known tales, this book is interesting, if not provoking."
  • Bruce Hudson
    Written on March 24, 2018
    "The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories turned out to be way better than I expected. I did not know that a lot of these gothic stories were classics that are retold a lot. I really enjoy classics such as this."
  • Eugene Barnes
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories is a pretty good book about fairy tales that has a hint of erotica in it. I enjoyed since it tends to retell the tales of most of the females in the fairy tale history to be all powerful and has a nice hint of darkness which is quite disturbing one would say. Would highly recommend for you ladies if you enjoy powerful women."
  • Joseph Mendoza
    Written on April 18, 2018
    ""The Bloody Chamber" retells several classic fairy tales in more macabre and sexualized ways. Stories that could previously be construed as kind of sexist are often given feminist overtones in their re-writings. Sometimes, though, the author loses track of the narrative by being overly descriptive of minor story elements. Some of the re-tellings are too similar to the originals, but I suppose that is kind of the point. This seems like a decent solution to a very specific desire to read a certain fairy tell re-imagining. "
  • Grace Sun
    Written on March 18, 2018
    "This is a collection of darker, thoughtful spins on popular folk tales. Two stories in the collection, The Tiger's Bride and Puss-in-Boots, remind the reader of Beauty and the Best. The tone, however, is very different. I think this is a collection meant for a very particular adult reader, not a generic retelling of fairy tales. "
  • Cynthia Ramos
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "This book is very special, i have had a very good time reading this book, and i suggest it to all readers who want to have a special time, because i am sure that this book has quality, good writing and tells a very special story."
  • Jean Gardner
    Written on March 14, 2018
    "This collection has very unusual twists and turns. The stories are definately not your usual fairy tail stories and will leave you wanting more. I would recommend this collection is you are looking for something out of the ordinary."
  • Alexander Gilbert
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Jan 1, 1990 - Buy the Paperback Book The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter at, Canada's ... Title:The Bloody Chamber: And Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackPublished:January 1,"

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