Angela Carter

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Birthday
7, 1940
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 16, 1992 (51)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
7, 1940
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 16, 1992 (51)

About

An English novelist and multi-genre author, she published her best-known work, Nights at the Circus, in 1984. Her other publications include Shadow Dance (novel), Burning Your Boats (short fiction), Unicorn (poetry), and Comic and Curious Cats (children's literature).

Before Fame

She was raised by her grandmother in Yorkshire and later studied literature at the University of Bristol.

Trivia

Her life was plagued by health problems. She suffered from anorexia as a teenager and died of lung cancer in her early fifties.

Family Life

She married and divorced Paul Carter before having a son with her second husband, Mark Pearce.

Associated With

Shortly before she died, Carter had begun work on a sequel to Charlotte Bronte's famous novel, Jane Eyre.

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