National Book Award finalistHere is the unforgettable story of the Binewskis, a circus-geek family whose matriarch and patriarch have bred their own exhibit of human oddities (with the help of amphetamine, arsenic, and radioisotopes). Their offspring include Arturo the Aquaboy, who has flippers for
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julie_cherewick shared a tip "A dark carnival of a read. I read it in college and find that I still think of it often."
OpenaCanDan shared a tip "Yes. It's a very bizarre book about a family of circus geeks (geek in the original sense of the word.)"
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livier_pelinsky shared a tip "It was disturbing and it stayed with me. I really enjoyed it."
rick_plaugher shared a tip "Maybe my favorite book. Epic, fascinating, challenging."
alecia_perdomo shared a tip "I am fascinated. Cannot stop reading it! It’s just a word I don’t understand so it’s mesmerizing!"
jessica_tannahill shared a tip "Easily my #1 book. I’m so happy I stumbled upon it on a rainy day in Scotland. (I’m from Canada)"
joann_kotchetovsky shared a tip "The best book ever. I've read it too many times to count."
popsmart shared a tip "This book is a must for readers who enjoy strange, cruel fiction."
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