The Emerald Circus by Jane Yolen audiobook

The Emerald Circus: Stories

By Jane Yolen
Introduction by Holly Black
Read by various narrators

Blackstone Publishing 9781616962739
9.00 Hours Unabridged
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Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. In Jane Yolen’s first full collection in more than ten years, discover new and uncollected tales of beloved characters, literary legends, and much more. A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe’s young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Alice’s wicked nemesis has jaws and claws but really needs a sense of humor. Enter the Emerald Circus and be astonished by the transformations within.

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Summary

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Winner of the 2018 World Fantasy Award

Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. In Jane Yolen’s first full collection in more than ten years, discover new and uncollected tales of beloved characters, literary legends, and much more.

A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe’s young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Alice’s wicked nemesis has jaws and claws but really needs a sense of humor.

Enter the Emerald Circus and be astonished by the transformations within.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“An impressive overview of the author’s breadth and career.” Kirkus Reviews
“Ever the wordsmith, Yolen dazzles with her first short story collection for adults in years.” Booklist
“A brilliant example of short-form storytelling by one of the treasures of the science fiction community.” Brandon Sanderson, New York Times bestselling author
“These highly entertaining retellings are perfect for teen fans of fairy tales and classic literature.” School Library Journal (starred review)
“These delightful retellings of favorite stories will captivate newcomers and fans of Yolen as she once again delivers the magic, humor, and lovely prose that has attracted readers for years.” Library Journal (starred review)

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Author Bio: Jane Yolen

Author Bio: Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. She has written over three hundred books, including Owl Moon and The Devil’s Arithmetic. She splits her time between Massachusetts and Scotland.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 9.00
Audience: Adult
Language: English