Circus World (novel)


Circus World (novel)
Circus World  
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1st edition cover
Author(s) Barry B. Longyear
Cover artist John Rush
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Science Fiction
Publisher Berkley Books, New York
Publication date January 1981
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 182
ISBN 0-425-05519-1

Circus World (1981) is a science fiction novel by Barry B. Longyear about a planet descended entirely from the population of a crashed spaceship carrying a circus. It comprises the following short stories:

  • The Tryouts (1978)
  • Starshow, The: John O'Hara's Last Show on Earth combined with Follow the Red Wagons (1979) [SF]
  • The Magician's Apprentice (1979)
  • The Second Law (1979)
  • Proud Rider (1979)
  • Dueling Clowns (1979)
  • The Quest (1979)
  • Priest of the Baraboo (1979)
  • The Book of Baraboo (1980)
  • Elephant Song (1982)



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