Orphans of the Carnival, Hardback Book

Orphans of the Carnival Hardback



A life in the spotlight will keep anyone hidden Julia Pastrana is the singing and dancing marvel from Mexico, heralded on tours across nineteenth-century Europe as much for her talent as for her rather unusual appearance.

Yet few can see past the thick hair that covers her: she is both the fascinating toast of a Governor's ball and the shunned, revolting, unnatural beast, to be hidden from children and pregnant women.

But what is her wonderful and terrible link to Rose, collector of lost treasures in an attic room in present-day South London?

In this haunting tale of identity, love and independence, these two lives connect in unforgettable ways.




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