Sunday, 23 June 2013
Circus Mania review - "Circus Mania opens a much needed tent-flap into today's circus world."
My thanks to Katherine Kavanagh for posting a great review of Circus Mania on her website The Circus Diaries.
Having begun by calling Circus Mania
“an engaging and enjoyable read, offering an evocative flavour of circus life,”
she goes on to state,
“I have no doubt that this will be a fascinating resource to scholars of the future looking back on our particular period of history.”
The review concludes:
“Above all it is an entertaining and accessible read, and certainly opens a much needed tent-flap into today’s circus world.”
The Circus Diaries, incidentally, exists to promote a greater critical discourse about circus, which is something the industry sorely needs. I recommend you take a look.
And if Kathryn's review makes you want to read Circus Mania, you can buy direct from Peter Owen Publishers by sending a cheque for £10 (including postage in UK; add £2.75 for overseas orders) to:
Peter Owen Publishers
81 Ridge Road
London N8 9NP
Or click here to buy from Amazon.
Coming soon on the Circus Mania blog:
5 Great Circus Books for Summer Reading