Author:John IRVING [signed]


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A Son of the Circus

By: John IRVING [signed]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: w11

ISBN: 0679434968

Condition: Fine

A Son of The Circus l is suspenseful; the prose is energetic and sometimes lyrical; sometimes it verges on farce and other times is as sultry as the atmosphere of Bombay, where it is set. Irving is concerned with people who do not feel at home in the world: immigrants, social outcasts, pariahs because of physical handicaps, those uncomfortable with their sexual orientation. The characters include a Bombay-born physician and secret screenwriter who feels as much a foreigner in India as he does in his new home, Toronto; a movie star who is synonymous with the role he plays; his twin brother, w... View more info