FAIRYTALE ADAPTATIONS (5/?): “The Bloody Chamber” from The Bloody Chamber and Other Short Stories by Angela Carter. 

“For the first time in my innocent and confined life, I sensed in myself a potentiality for corruption that took my breath away.”

“ Caryopter Glory ‘  Caryopteris and Morning glory flowers. Floral art by Bob Bauer. This is a pic made by direcly scanning flowers on the surface of a flatbed scanner.


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fairytales [3 / 4] - bluebeard.

at first she could not see anything plainly, because the windows were shut. after some moments she began to perceive that the floor was all covered over with clotted blood, on which lay the bodies of several dead women, ranged against the walls. these were all the wives whom bluebeard had married and murdered, one after another.