From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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Fantastic story about a remarkably freaky family. This work of fiction will have you enthralled from start to finish. Enjoy the carnival ride.Published 1 day ago by Richard
I absolutely loved this book, but it did take me quite some time to get through. The author has created this magically freaky world that you just don't want to leave. Read morePublished 10 days ago by OceanWave
DISCLAIMER: This is not a review of Katherine Dunn's wonderful novel, but the printing of it.
About halfway through the book pages 109 - 144 are missing and in their... Read more
Excellent carnival story. In a world where we have millions of these stories, only Katherine Dunn does it right!Published 1 month ago by Ebb & Flow
I read this for book club, and it was a tough read. Too much 'weird' for me.Published 1 month ago by TJ
Wow, what a surprise! Of course at first you are drawn to the bizarre characters like someone watching a horrific train wreck of carnage, but once you get "past" the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jackie E.
Wonderful. This was well-written, thoughtful, unique, and engaging. Definitely one I will re-read.Published 1 month ago by Gift giver
Brilliant writing, mind-blowing story. Under-appreciated classic.Published 2 months ago by Amanda Kirk