The Resource The circus : a novel, Jonas Karlsson, [translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith]

The circus : a novel, Jonas Karlsson, [translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith]

Label
The circus : a novel
Title
The circus
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jonas Karlsson, [translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith]
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
"The narrator of The Circus is perfectly content with his quiet life. He works at a bakery counter, and in his free time organizes (and reorganizes) his record collection. He's not up to much the day his old school friend Magnus invites him to a circus, and he's certainly not expecting the simple outing to change everything in his life. But while participating in a magic trick Magnus vanishes--completely. Struggling to piece together the events that led to his friend's inexplicable disappearance, the narrator comes to realize that even the most basic facts about his life are suddenly uncertain. His friend Jallo claims to have never met Magnus, even though they went to school together. Magnus's apartment seems deserted, but is the narrator at the right address? And who is the mysterious person who keeps calling him on the phone but never says a word? Sharply unsettling, wildly clever, and its secrets exquisitely kept--The Circus is a funhouse mirror of a read, a mastery of double-meaning as well as a moving excavation of friendship, identity, and the stories we tell about ourselves"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Karlsson, Jonas
Dewey number
839.73/8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT9877.21.A74
LC item number
C5713 2020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smith, Neil
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • Missing persons
Label
The circus : a novel, Jonas Karlsson, [translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith]
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781101905173
Lccn
2019036634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1099567144
  • 1917867
Label
The circus : a novel, Jonas Karlsson, [translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith]
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9781101905173
Lccn
2019036634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1099567144
  • 1917867

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