Burning Your Boats: The Collected Short Stories

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$17.00  $15.64
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Penguin Books
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Pages
480
Dimensions
5.34 X 8.12 X 1.08 inches | 0.91 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
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9780140255287
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About the Author

Angela Carter (1940 -1992) wrote nine novels and numerous short stories, as well as nonfiction, radio plays, and the screenplay for Neil Jordan's 1984 movie The Company of Wolves, based on her story. She won numerous literary awards, traveled and taught widely in the United States, and lived in London.
Born in Bombay in 1947, Salman Rushdie is the author of six novels, including Grimus, Shame, The Satanic Verses, The Moor's Last Sigh, and The Ground Beneath Her Feet, and a volume of essays, Imaginary Homelands. His numerous literary prizes include the Booker Prize for Midnight's Children and the Whitbread Prize for The Satanic Verses.

Reviews

"Carter's world is strange, dangerous, and beautiful."
--Alison Lurie, The New York Times Book Review

"A treasure chest of literary and aesthetic experience ... mysterious, glamorous, beautiful."
--Carolyn See, The Washington Post

"Carter's ability to probe the secret places in the human psyche, where mysterious erotic longings and unacknowledged links with the unearthly lie buried, verges on the supernatural."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Her imagination was one of the most dazzling of this century."
--Marina Warner

"An amazing plum pudding ... you should not miss this book."
--Margaret Atwood, Toronto Globe & Mail