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The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington

The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington

"Partial Inventory of Objects & Themes Found in The Complete Stories of Leonora Carrington: Horses, talking and otherwise; Hyenas, talking and otherwise; Roses; Swallows; A magpie named Matilda with the voice of a witch; Fresh and rotten meat; Queens; Fruit trees; Moths; Assassination; Fighting cabbages; Rat surgeons; Moons, full and otherwise; The Secrets of the Flowers of Refinement, or The Vulgarity of Food; A dressing gown “made of live bats sewn together by their wings,” worn by The Queen of Fear; Death; Love; Loneliness; “a bird, a girl, a wind.” More horses."

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Author Leonora Carrington
Publisher Dorothy, a publishing project
Publication Date 2017-04-28
Section Fiction / All Staff Suggestions / Fiction Suggestions / Hannah J.
Type New
Format Paperback
ISBN 9780997366648

Fiction. Surrealist writer and painter Leonora Carrington (1917-2011) was a master of the macabre, of gorgeous tableaus, biting satire, roguish comedy, and brilliant, effortless flights of the imagination. Nowhere are these qualities more ingeniously brought together than in the works of short fiction she wrote throughout her life. Published to coincide with the centennial of her birth, THE COMPLETE STORIES OF LEONORA CARRINGTON collects for the first time all of her stories, including several never before seen in print. With a startling range of styles, subjects, and even languages (several of the stories are translated from French or Spanish), THE COMPLETE STORIES captures the genius and irrepressible spirit of an amazing artist's life.

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