Strange. Unnerving. Bizarre. Heartwarming in a very strange way. Two friends, Will and Jim, are drawn to a carnival which arrives in town in the dark of night. The carnival is populated by freaks. The carnival owners are freaks. Sinister. Soul stealing carnival freaks vs. the innocence of youth. Will's dad, the aged janitor of the library joins the search for the reality of the carnival. Nightmares. Evil. Freedom. One syllable words to describe this novel. I didn't know what I...
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