November 26th, 2010 / 11:41 am
Power Quote

from The Bloody Chamber

Angela Carter, badass

Concluding line of Angela Carter’s “The Company of Wolves”:

“See! sweet and sound she sleeps in granny’s bed, between the paws of the tender wolf.”

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  1. Bivers

      I like these mini-posts. Keep postin’

  2. Tim Horvath

      Tom Robbins writing that Angela Carter was his favorite dangerous drug was the one thing he wrote that had a lasting, lasting impact in my life. A blurb that made a difference.

  3. reynard seifert

      i had no idea the log lady was a writer of awesomely abominable alliteration

  4. mimi

      once i was the log lady for halloween

  5. mimi

      a blurb i will always remember reading is “tom robbins writes the way dolly parton looks”

  6. I. Fontana

      “The Sadeian Woman,” published back in 1979, still holds up. Excellent ruminations on Juliette vs Justine.

  7. thom bunn

      Apparently, since she died, her work has generated the single most theses by lit students in the UK.