Welcome to the Circus
StoriesBook - 2015
In these stories, a choir processes its collective grief at the loss of one of its members to cancer; a teenage boy marks himself with the poetry of John Donne; God explains the collapse of the cod fishery; Mata Hari stands trial; and two sisters try to reconcile their respective places in the family porn emporium business before everything blows up. These ten strikingly original stories explore love and escape - how we escape to love, escape through love, and escape ourselves and hold on to love. Together, the stories of Welcome to the Circus highlight the acrobatic, courageous circus acts we all learn to perform.
Publisher: Calgary, Alberta : Freehand Books, 2015
Characteristics: 173 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number: DOUGLAS, R