Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter

Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter

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Is Sophie Fevvers, toast of Europe's capitals, part swan ...or all fake? Courted by the Prince of Wales and painted by Toulouse-Lautrec, she is an aerialiste extraordinaire and star of Colonel Kearney's circus. She is also part woman, part swan. Jack Walser, an American journalist, is on a quest to discover the truth behind her identity.
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Is Sophie Fevvers, toast of Europe's capitals, part swan...or all fake? Courted by the Prince of Wales and painted by Toulouse-Lautrec, she is an aerialiste extraordinaire and star of Colonel Kearney's circus. She is also part woman, part swan. Jack Walser, an American journalist, is on a quest to discover the truth behind her identity. Dazzled by his love for her, and desperate for the scoop of a lifetime, Walser has no choice but to join the circus on its magical tour through turn-of-the-nineteenth-century London, St Petersburg and Siberia.

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SKU GOR001231205
Title Nights at the Circus
Author By (author) Angela Carter
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 368
ISBN 10 0099388618
ISBN 13 9780099388616
Edition N/A
Prizes Winner of James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 1984. Winner of James Tait Black Memorial Book Prizes: Fiction 1984.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Is Sophie Fevvers, toast of Europe's capitals, part swan...or all fake? Courted by the Prince of Wales and painted by Toulouse-Lautrec, she is an aerialiste extraordinaire and star of Colonel Kearney's circus. She is also part woman, part swan. Jack Walser, an American journalist, is on a quest to discover the truth behind her identity. Dazzled by his love for her, and desperate for the scoop of a lifetime, Walser has no choice but to join the circus on its magical tour through turn-of-the-nineteenth-century London, St Petersburg and Siberia.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001231205
Title Nights at the Circus
Author By (author) Angela Carter
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 1998
Number of Pages 368
ISBN 10 0099388618
ISBN 13 9780099388616
Edition N/A
Prizes Winner of James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 1984. Winner of James Tait Black Memorial Book Prizes: Fiction 1984.
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No