Book :: Wise Children

Wise Children
By: Angela Carter
Pages: 240
Published: 1991
Genre(s): Magical Realism
Literary Fiction
Rating: (4)


5 points

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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ALI SMITH A richly comic tale of the tangled fortunes of two theatrical families, the Hazards and the Chances, Angela Carter's witty and bawdy novel is populated with as many sets of twins, and mistaken identities as any Shakespeare comedy, and celebrates the magic of over a century of show business.

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I've gone back and forth on whether I liked this book. It was good, then a bit boring, then hard to put down, so overall okay.

Jan 10th, 2021

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Feb 28th, 2018

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Fun, spellbinding!

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Wise Children appears on these lists...

96th on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian