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Angela Carter - Works as author, Works as editor

Writer, born in Eastbourne, East Sussex, SE England, UK. She studied at Bristol University, and her first novel, Shadow Dance, was published in 1966. She then wrote novels and short stories characterized by feminist themes and fantasy narratives, including The Magic Toyshop (1967, screenplay 1986), The Infernal Desire Machines of Dr Hoffman (1972), Nights at the Circus (1984), and Wise Children (1991).

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