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The ringmaster's daughter

Author: Jostein Gaarder; James Anderson
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The theme of a father finding a long-lost daughter runs through this novel which is told by Petter, a precocious child and fantasist. Petter's magical interior world contains Metre Man, a midget with a green felt cap and a bamboo cane; Metre Man runs his life and urges him to do things.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jostein Gaarder; James Anderson
ISBN: 0297829238 9780297829232 0753817004 9780753817001
OCLC Number: 50214615
Language Note: Translation of: Sirkusdirektoerens datter. Translated from the Norwegian.
Description: 215 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Sirkusdirektorens datter.
Responsibility: Jostein Gaarder ; translated by James Anderson.

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