Angela Carter

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Top 10 stories about wolves
Writers including Angela Carter, Karen Russell and Jiang Rong have looked into the eyes of an animal that roams widely through our stories and stalks our collective imagination

Erica Berry

29, Mar, 2023 @11:43 AM

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‘Turning into a wolf was fantastic’: how we made The Company of Wolves
‘Our budget was tiny. The forest was 12 trees on rollers – and for long shots we used bonsai. The crew had worked on Star Wars and thought we were absurd’

Chris Broughton

13, Mar, 2023 @2:47 PM

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Top 10 retold fairytales | Idra Novey
The best retellings of these archetypal stories can restore a childlike wonder – and offer startling new reflections of the world we live in now

Idra Novey

08, Mar, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Top 10 books about twins | Rebecca Wait
Writers from William Shakespeare to Angela Carter and George RR Martin have been been inspired by the doubled lives of these familial pairs

Rebecca Wait

13, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Top 10 forests in fiction | Zoe Gilbert
Daphne du Maurier, Mervyn Peake and Angela Carter are among the authors enchanted by these shadowy borderlands of civilisation

Zoe Gilbert

15, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Angela Merkel bows out to the sound of Beethoven and an East German pop hit
Military band in Berlin honours departing chancellor of 16 years, who hands over to Olaf Scholz next week

Philip Oltermann in Berlin and Jennifer Rankin

02, Dec, 2021 @9:31 PM

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Top 10 books about circuses and spectacle | Elizabeth Macneal
These dazzling shows and their dark flipside have inspired novelists from Dickens to Angela Carter – and the true stories are no less outlandish, writes Elizabeth Macneal

Elizabeth Macneal

30, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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No one got Angela Carter like Corinna Sargood | Susannah Clapp
The illustrator’s vivid depictions of her annual visits to Mexico reveal why she was the author’s kindred spirit

Susannah Clapp

20, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Invisible Music by Polly Paulusma review – a vibrant celebration of Angela Carter the folkie
The novelist’s early days on the folk scene are explored on this album of songs and readings

Neil Spencer

10, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Jessie Greengrass: 'Frog and Toad Are Friends contains one of the best jokes ever written'
The author on underrated ‘great of feminist literature’ Gaudy Night, looking forward to every Ian Rankin novel, and never finishing Middlemarch

Jessie Greengrass

19, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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This Christmas, read a story aloud - you'll be surprised by the joy it brings
With many of us set to spend Christmas on Zoom or the phone, author Sarah Hall shares why dark and daring tales are perfect to read to others - and 10 great stories to try

Sarah Hall

24, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Angela Carter's exploration of life in a female body taught me to be comfortable in my own | Evie Wyld
I was 15 and in the bottom set for most subjects at school. The Magic Toyshop changed everything, says author Evie Wyld

Evie Wyld

08, Jun, 2020 @3:21 PM

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