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Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press: Apr-14
Seller ID: 171277
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Used - Good
"The Barnum Museum" is a combination waxworks, masked ball, and circus sideshow masquerading as a collection of stories. Within its pages, note such exhibits as: a study of the strategies used by the participants in the game of "Clue"; a 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. Ingeniously written, each exhibit in "The Barnum Museum"--including the story upon which the movie "The Illusionist" was base...