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Angela Carter

Angela Carter (7 May 1940 – 16 February 1992) was an English novelist and journalist, known for her feminist, magical realism, and picaresque works. In 2008, The Times ranked Carter tenth in their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".

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    “It’s every woman’s tragedy,” said Nora,... “that, after a certain age, she looks like a female impersonator.” Mind you, we’ve known some lovely female impersonators, in our time.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)

    Spindly branches of buttercups were secreted among gleaming stems still moist at the roots from last night’s rain that had washed and refreshed the entire wood, had dowered it in poignant transparency, the unique, inconsolable quality of rainy countries, as if all was glimpsed through tears.
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