Book of Wayward Girls and Wicked Women by Angela Carter

Book of Wayward Girls and Wicked Women

Angela Carter

fiction feminism short stories adventurous dark medium-paced

416 pages | first published 1986

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This bestselling collection of stories extols the female virtues of discontent, sexual disruptiveness and bad manners. Here are subversive tales, by Ama Ata Aidoo, Jane Bowles, Angela Carter, Colette, Bessie Head, Jamaica Kincaid and Katherine Man...
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Moods

dark 100%
funny 33%
reflective 33%
tense 33%

Pace

medium 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

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Strong character development?

It's complicated: 100%

Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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