Circus: Fantasy Under the Big Top

Ken Scholes (Author) Peter Straub (Author)
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Description

  • Introducing stories of circuses traditional and bizarre, futuristic and steeped in tradition, joyful and heart-breaking And among the actors you will find old friends, be they sad clowns or free-spirited gymnasts, as well as new ones -- mammoths, mechanical piano men, and things best not described at all. Come in, come all, and enjoy the literary show unfolding

Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
Prime Books
Publish Date
September 05, 2012
Pages
310
Dimensions
6.18 X 0.85 X 8.93 inches | 0.77 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781607013556

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About the Author

Ken Scholes is the award-winning, critically-acclaimed author of multiple novels and short stories. His work has appeared in print since 2000 and includes the Psalms of Isaak series (Lamentation, Canticle, Antiphon) and the Tor.com short story If Dragon's Mass Eve Be Cold and Clear.

Ken's eclectic background includes time spent as a label gun repairman, a sailor who never sailed, a soldier who commanded a desk, a fundamentalist preacher (he got better), a nonprofit executive, a musician and a government procurement analyst. He has a degree in History from Western Washington University.

Ken is a native of the Pacific Northwest and makes his home in Hillsboro, Oregon, where he lives with his twin daughters.

Peter Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels. He has won the Bram Stoker Award for his two of his novels and a short story collection, 5 Stories; he has also won a World Fantasy Award and an International Horror Guild Award. He received a BA in English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MA from Columbia University.

Genevieve Valentine is the author of Persona and of the critically acclaimed novel Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti, which won the Crawford Award for Best novel, as well as a nomination for the Nebula Award and the Romantic Times Best Fantasy of the Year. Her short fiction has been nominated for a World Fantasy Award and the Shirley Jackson Award. She lives in New York City. Visit her at GenevieveValentine.com.
Jeff VanderMeer is the author of Dead Astronauts, Borne, and The Southern Reach Trilogy, the first volume of which, Annihilation, won the Nebula Award and the Shirley Jackson Award and was adapted into a movie by Alex Garland. VanderMeer speaks and writes frequently about issues relating to climate change. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife, Ann VanderMeer, and their cats, plants, and bird feeders.