Angela Carter

"A book is simply the container of an idea-like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters."

Angela Carter
Angela Carter "Expletives Deleted"

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself.... You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Cities have sexes: London is a man, Paris a woman, and New York a well-adjusted transsexual."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Comedy is tragedy that happens to other people."

Angela Carter
Angela Carter "Wise Children"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Soon, nostalgia will be another name for Europe."

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Home is where the heart is and hence a movable feast."

Angela Carter
Angela Carter "Nothing Sacred: Selected Writings"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation."

Angela Carter
Angela Carter "The Sadeian Woman"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Anxiety is the beginning of conscience, which is the parent of the soul but is not compatible with innocence."

Angela Carter
Angela Carter "Nights at the Circus"

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)