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The Pilo Family Circus

Author: Will Elliott
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jamie is plunged into the horrific alternate universe of the Pilo Family Circus, a borderline world between Hell and Earth from which humankind's greatest tragedies have been perpetuated. Yet, in this place - peopled by the gruesome, grotesque, and monstrous, where violencce and savagery are the norm-Jamie finds that his worst enemy is himself. When he applies the white face paint, he is transformed into JJ, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Black humor (Literature)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Elliott
ISBN: 1847240216 9781847240217 9781847240200 1847240208 9781847240811 184724081X
OCLC Number: 153575868
Awards: Winner of Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Fiction Award 2006
Description: 312 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Will Elliott.

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The Pilo Family Circus is recruiting and whether he likes it or not, Jamie is auditioning. He never dreamed of running away to join the circus, but you just don't say no to a troupe of exuberantly  Read more...

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dark, wickedly inventive comedy...Awesome - Maxim A darkly disreputable combination of horror, fantasy, thriller and gross-out humour...genuinely terrifying, wonderfully effective...will appeal and Read more...

 
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