Nights at the Circus (Vintage Crucial Classics)

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9780099458142: Nights at the Circus (Vintage Crucial Classics)

Haunted by Fevvers, child of a brothel, a journalist stumbles into a journey which takes him from London to Siberia via St Petersburg into an earthy, rich, turn-of-the-19th-century world which reeks of human and animal variety.

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'A remarkable book by any standards' Guardian 'Angela Carter has influenced a whole generation of fellow writers towards dream worlds of baroque splendour, fairy tale horror, and visions of the alienated wreckage of a future world. In Nights at the Circus she has invented a new, raunchy, raucous, Cockney voice for her heroine Fevvers, taking us back into a rich, turn of the 19th century world, which reeks of human and animal variety' The Times."

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'One of the century's finest writers' Sunday Times

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Carter, Angela
Published by Vintage (2003)
ISBN 10: 0099458144 ISBN 13: 9780099458142
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