Joining Charles Adrian for the 109th Second-Hand Book Factory is unruffled writer, storyteller, poet and theatre-maker Anna Beecher. They talk about a deeply compassionate classic, the rebelliousness of fairy tales and the value of learning how to get lost.
The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter is also discussed in Page One 86 and in Page One 141. Other books by Angela Carter are discussed in Page One 54 (Wise Children), Page One 76 (The Passion Of New Eve) and Page One 123 (The Sadean Woman).
Episode released: 27th June, 2017.
Middlemarch by George Eliot
Introduction (by Helen Simpson) to The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter
A Field Guide To Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit