Nights at the circus

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Publisher:
Penguin Books,
Pub. Date:
1986, ©1984.
Language:
English
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Sophi Fevversthe toast of Europe's capitals, courted by the Prince of Wales, painted by Toulouse-Lautrecis anaerialiste extraordinaire, star of Colonel Kearney's circus. She is also part woman, part swan. Jack Walser, an American journalist, is on a quest to discover Fevvers's true identity: Is she part swan or all fake? Dazzled by his love for Fevvers, and desperate for the scoop of a lifetime, Walser joins the circus on its tour. The journey takes himand the readeron an intoxicating trip through turn-of-the-century London, St. Petersburg, and Siberiaa tour so magical that only Angela Carter could have created it.
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9780140077032
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