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The Passion Of New Eve

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The Passion Of New Eve by Angela Carter
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'I know nothing. I am a tabula erasa, a blank sheet of paper, an unhatched egg. I have not yet become a woman, although I possess a woman's shape. Not a woman, no: both more and less than a real woman. Now I am a being as mythic and monstrous as Mother herself...New York has become the City of Dreadful Night where dissolute Leilah performs a dance of chaos for Evelyn. But this young Englishman's fate lies in the arid desert, where a many-breasted fertility goddess will wield her scalpel to transform him into the new Eve. New York has become the City of Dreadful Night where dissolute Leilah performs a dance of chaos for Evelyn. But this young Englishman's fate lies in the arid desert, where a many-breasted fertility goddess will wield her scalpel to transform him into the new Eve. THE PASSION OF NEW EVE is an extraordinary journey into the apocalyptic vision of the author Lorna Sage called 'The boldest of English writers'.

Author Biography

One of Britain's most original writers, Angela Carter published her first novel, SHADOW DANCE, in 1965. Carter's death in 1992 'robbed the English literary scene of one of its most vivacious and compelling voices' (INDEPENDENT).
Release date NZ
December 31st, 1982
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Virago Press Ltd
Pages
192
Dimensions
128x198x14
ISBN-13
9780860683414
Product ID
1674409

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