Orphans of the Carnival: A Novel

Orphans of the Carnival: A Novel

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In this stunning work of historical fiction, the Booker Prize–nominated author of Jamrach’s Menagerie reimagines the incredible true story of Julia Pastrana, a woman branded a freak at birth. Although she was pronounced by the most eminent physician of the day to be “a true hybrid wherein the nature of woman presides over that of the brute,” Julia was fluent in English, French, and Spanish, and an accomplished musician with an exquisite singing voice. Alternately… (more)

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Rich material. Wan execution.


Book Details  


Publisher: Anchor (November 08, 2016)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 6.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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