Angela Carter – The Bloody Chamber: “The Courtship of Mr Lyon” – Summary and Analysis

No, you’re not seeing double – this really is another post on Angela Carter’s amazing The Bloody Chamber, however, this time, it’s on the second short story in her collection, “The Courtship of Mr Lyon.” A young woman named Beauty is anxiously awaiting her father’s return home from a business meeting with his lawyers, where he discovered that all his fortune is gone. He cannot even buy his daughter the one white rose she wished for, which saddens him very much […]

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