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Granta Reads: Angela Carter’s ‘Cousins’

Angela Carter

In this Halloween edition of the Granta podcast, Josie Mitchell reads Angela Carter’s 1980 short story, ‘Cousins’. The first in our Halloween series.

Angela Carter

Angela Carter (1940-1992) was the author of Shadow Dance, The Magic Toyshop, The Bloody Chamber and The Infernal Desire Machines of Dr Hoffman, among numerous other works. Her poetry collections include Five Quiet Shouters and Unicorn. Her novel Nights at the Circus won the 1984 James Tate Black Memorial Prize.

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