The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter

After the sudden death of her parents, a young girl is sent to live with her tyrannical uncle who runs a toyshop. In this strange new world, she finds herself in a house filled with life-sized toys, a mute aunt, and her eccentric cousins. As she navigates through this bizarre and sometimes terrifying environment, she begins to experience the complexities of adult relationships and sexuality, eventually leading to a climactic confrontation with her oppressive uncle.

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