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City of circles

Author: Jess Richards
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2018. ©2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
Danu is a tightrope walker who is mourning her parents, after a disease has ravaged the circus where she grew up. Her mother has entrusted her with a locket that hides a secret. Over the years, Danu pushes away her grief and develops elaborate and successful high-wire acts with Morrie, a charismatic hunchback who wants to marry her. When the circus returns to Danu's birthplace, Matryoshka, Danu is enchanted by the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jess Richards
ISBN: 9781473656710 1473656710
OCLC Number: 1085493449
Notes: First published: 2017.
Description: 377 pages : illustration ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Jess Richards.


A magical love story between two circus performers, for fans of Angela Carter and Erin Morgenstern by Costa-shortlisted author Jess Richards.  Read more...


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Utterly transporting. * The Pool * What a rich sensory experience Jess creates for us. What a full and fascinating world. Her exploration of self and grief will resonate with many who have struggled Read more...

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