The Emerald Circus

The Emerald Circus

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Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe's young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Alice's wicked nemesis has jaws and claws but really needs a sense of humor. In Jane Yolen's first full collection in more than ten years discover new and uncollected tales of beloved characters, literary legends, and much more. Enter the Emerald Circus and be astonished by the transformations within.
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Tachyon Publications, LLC., 2017
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781616962739
Branch Call Number: SCIFI YOLEN...J
Characteristics: 281 p. ; 22 cm
Notes: Introduction by Holly Black
Andersen's witch -- Lost girls -- Tough Alice -- Blown away -- A knot of toads -- The quiet monk -- The bird -- Belle bloody merciless dame -- The jewel in the Toad Queen's crown -- The gift of the magicians with apologies to you know who -- Rabbit hole -- Our lady of the Greenwood -- The confession of Brother Blaise -- Wonder Land -- Evian steel -- Sister Emily's lightship


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May 16, 2018

I enjoyed this book, especially the feminist take on Peter Pan, whom I always; distrusted.

DPLSaraQT Apr 24, 2018

Creepy, clever, and magical. If you only know Jane Yolen from her children's books, you're in for a pleasant surprise!


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