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Circus

Fantasy Under the Big Top
(Book - 2012 )
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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!
Title: Circus
fantasy under the big top
Publisher: [Gaithersburg, Md.] : Prime Books, c2012
Characteristics: 310 p. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: [edited by] Ekaterina Sedia
Contents: Something about a death, something about a fire / Peter Straub
Smoke & mirrors / Amanda Downum
Calliope: a steam romance / Andrew J. McKiernan
Welcome to the greatest show in the universe / Deborah Walker
Vanishing act, E. / Catherine Tobler
Quin's Shanghai circus / Jeff VanderMeer
Scream angel / Douglas Smith
The Vostrasovitch clockwork animal and traveling forest show at the end of the world / Jessica Reisman
Study, for solo piano / Genevieve Valentine
Making my entrance again with my usual flair / Ken Scholes
The quest / Barry B. Longyear
26 monkeys, also the abyss / Kij Johnson
Courting the queen of Sheba / Amanda C. Davis
Circus circus / Eric Witchey
Phantasy Moste Grotesk / Felicity Dowker
Learning to leave / Christopher Barzak
Ginny Sweethips' flying circus / Neal Barrerr, Jr.
The Aarne-Thompson classification revue / Holly Black
Manipulating paper birds / Cate Gardner
Winter Quarters / Howard Waldrop
Summary: 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!
Additional Contributors: Sedia, E. - (Ekaterina)
ISBN: 160701355X
9781607013556
Branch Call Number: FICTION CIRCUS 2012
Subject Headings: Short stories Circus Fiction
Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Topical Term: Short stories
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He writes short stories (fantasy) and an epic fantasy series that appears to be in a far future earth returned to magic.


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