Burning Your Boats: The Collected Short Stories of Angela Carter [FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING] 1996

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Burning Your Boats: The Collected Short Stories of Angela Carter 

FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING [1996] HENRY HOLT & CO.

Hardcover with dust jacket both in excellent condition;  very minor wear.


One of our most imaginative and accomplished writers, Angela Carter left behind a dazzling array of work: essays, citicism, and fiction. But it is in her short stories that her extraordinary talents—as a fabulist, feminist, social critic, and weaver of tales—are most penetratingly evident. This volume presents Carter's considerable legacy of short fiction gathered from published books, and includes early and previously unpublished stories. From reflections on jazz and Japan, through vigorous refashionings of classic folklore and fairy tales, to stunning snapshots of modern life in all its tawdry glory, we are able to chart the evolution of Carter's marvelous, magical vision.