Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1991. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. None (illustrator). First edition. A fine copy of the first edition of Angela Carter's final novel, an astounding work of magical realism set in the 1920s English theatre. The first edition, first impression of Angela Carter's final novel, published the year before her death. In the publisher's original price unclipped dust wrapper. Pictorial endpapers.
"Angela Carter's new novel is the richly comic tale of the tangled fortunes of two theatrical families, the Hazards and the Chances, and it sweeps the reader from Broadway in the 1890s to London in 1915, from a Hollywood adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream in the 1930s to London during the Blitz and reaches a sensational climax in the present day with Sir Melchior's hundredth birthday party".
Author Carter, Angela
Publisher Chatto & Windus
Condition Near Fine