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“She herself is a haunted house. She does not possess herself; her ancestors sometimes come and peer out of the windows of her eyes and that is very frightening.” ― Angela Carter, The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

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From The Company of Wolves, 1984, film adaptation of Angela Carter's short story from 'The Bloody Chamber' collection. Angela Carter's unnerving and seductive portrayal of the untaming of a girl's sexuality.

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“Your thin white face, chérie; he said, as if he saw it for the first time. Your thin white face, with its promise of debauchery only a connoisseur could detect.”

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The Magic Toyshop - Angela Carter (alternative cover), using jacqueline groag's puppet ballet fabric design

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