not so much a lyrical novel as a restrictedrnepic. The world of the carnival is presentedrnas a trope, an image of society, notrnunlike the Pequod. Stanton Carlislernlearns "the secret" of deception and manipuladonrnand goes from being a lowlyrnhuckster to a classy con man. Nothing isrnbetter than the "Reverend" Carlisle'srnspurious . . .
January 1975April 21, 2022By The Archive
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