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Carnivalesque

(2017)
A novel by

 
 
Magical storyteller Neil Jordan steps into the realm of fantasy--for fans of Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell and The Watchmaker of Filigree Street.

It looked like any other carnival, but of course it wasn't. The boy saw it from the car window, the tops of the large trailer rides over the parked trains by the railway tracks. His parents were driving towards the new mall and he was looking forward to that too, but the tracery of lights above the gloomy trains caught his imagination . . .


Andy walks into Burleigh's Amazing Hall of Mirrors, and then he walks right into the mirror, becomes a reflection. Another boy, a boy who is not Andy, goes home with Andy's parents. And the boy who was once Andy is pulled--literally pulled, by the hands, by a girl named Mona--into another world, a carnival world where anything might happen.

Master storyteller Neil Jordan creates his most commercial novel in years in this crackling, cinematic fantasy--which is also a parable of adolescence, how children become changelings, and how they find their own way.

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"One of Ireland's most talented artists." - John Banville

"Jordan has a light touch and a clear eye on matters of the heart." - Eoin McNamee


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Used availability for Neil Jordan's Carnivalesque

Hardback Editions

February 2018 : UK Hardback

Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
ISBN: 1-78541-487-9 / 978-1-78541-487-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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June 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
ISBN: 1-63286-814-8 / 978-1-63286-814-5 (USA edition)
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February 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
ISBN: 1-4088-8139-X / 978-1-4088-8139-2 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : UK Paperback

Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
ISBN: 1-78541-493-3 / 978-1-78541-493-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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February 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
ISBN: 1-4088-8135-7 / 978-1-4088-8135-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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February 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
ISBN: 1-4088-8138-1 / 978-1-4088-8138-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Audio Editions

August 2017 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
ISBN: 1-5436-2562-2 / 978-1-5436-2562-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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March 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
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March 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
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Kindle Editions

June 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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February 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Carnivalesque
Author(s): Neil Jordan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU