The Barnum Museum: Stories (Paperback)
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The Barnum Museum: Stories (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 01/10/2015
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The Barnum Museum is a combination waxworks, masked ball, and circus sideshow masquerading as a collection of short stories. Within its pages, note such sights as: a study of the motives and strategies used by the participants in the game of Clue, including the seduction of Miss Scarlet by Colonel Mustard; the Barnum Museum, a fantastic, monstrous landmark so compelling that an entire town finds its citizens gradually and inexorably disappearing into it; a bored dilettante who constructs an imaginary woman - and loses her to an imaginary man! - and a legendary magician so skilled at sleight-of-hand that he is pursued by police for the crime of erasing the line between the real and the conjured.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781472151070
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 254 g
Dimensions: 195 x 130 x 20 mm

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“The Barnum Museum”

This is a strange collection of tales some of which I enjoyed, some of which I didn't. I loved The Sepia Postcard and Eisenheim the Illusionist, both of which I found very well written and inventive with just... More

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