Angela Carter Quotes

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Born: 1940-05-07, Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Birth Country: UK
Died: , 1992-02-16
Occupation: Novelist

Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we have never known them.
- Angela Carter

In a secular age, an authentic miracle must purport to be a hoax, in order to gain credit in the world.
- Angela Carter

Nothing is a matter of life and death except life and death.
- Angela Carter

Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.
- Angela Carter

That is what I'm looking forward to the most, practical learning. I want to be a registered nurse so getting to talk to people who already work in those jobs can really teach me what to expect when I get out in the real world.
- Angela Carter

What is marriage but prostitution to one man instead of many?
- Angela Carter

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