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Aloysious and Lillian Binewski, proprietors of a traveling carnival, attempt to reduce overhead by breeding their own freak show, with tragic results
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I felt electrocuted when I read that first page with Crystal Lil and her freak brood. I stood there in the bookstore and my jaw came unhinged. No book I've read, before or since, has given me that specific jolt (Karen Russell, author of Swamplandia)
The most romantic novel about love and family I have read. It made me ashamed to be so utterly normal (Terry Gilliam)
If Flannery O'Connor has consumed vast quantities of LSD, she might have written like this. (LITERARY REVIEW)
A book of bizarre and brutal beauty, guaranteed to wring from you horror and heartbreak by turns... (COMPANY)
Riveting and extremely well-crafted. There's a real philosophy behind it where it actually touches on the profound. (MARGARET FORSTER)
A novel that everyone will be talking about, a brilliant, suspenseful, heartbreaking tour de force. (PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY)
A special twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Katherine Dunn's extraordinary cult classic, with a new introduction by the author.
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Book Description Grand Central Pub, 1990. Condition: New. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in NEW condition. Seller Inventory # 0446391301-2-1
Book Description Grand Central Pub, 1990. Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0446391301