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Sometimes the book itself can be confusing (any one whose read The Snow Child will understand this, transgression at it's finest), which is when this handy implicit knot-tying device is needed. As in other stories, the bloody chamber in "Puss-in-Boots" is where the heroine gains a new identity and begins to fulfill her destiny. In "The Erl-King," the Erl-King's hut is a bloody chamber because it is there that he "kills" girls by turning them into tormented caged birds. The main inspiration for the stories in The Bloody Chamber, however, comes from the French author Charles Perrault (1628-1703) and his versions of tales such as 'Little Red Riding Hood', 'Puss in Boots' and 'Bluebeard', along with Beauty and the Beast by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve (c.