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By Charles G. Finney,John Marco,Michael Martone

Abalone, Arizona, is a sleepy southwestern city whose leader matters are boredom and surviving the good Depression—that is, till the circus of Dr. Lao arrives and immensely and irrevocably adjustments the lives of every body interested in its tents.

Expecting a sideshow spectacle, the electorate of Abalone as a substitute confront and research profound classes from the legendary made real—a chimera, a Medusa, a speaking sphinx, a sea serpent, witches, the Hound of the Hedges, a werewolf, a mermaid, an historical god, and the elusive, ever-changing Dr. Lao himself. The circus unfolds, spinning magical, darkish strands that ensnare the town’s population: the ocean serpent’s story shatters love’s illusions; the fortune-teller’s surprising pronouncements toll the tedium and mystery dread of each person’s existence; sensual undercurrents pour forth for women and men alike; and the lifeless stroll again.
Dazzling and macabre, literary and philosophical, The Circus of Dr. Lao has been acclaimed as a masterpiece of speculative fiction and inspired such writers as Ray Bradbury.

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