This book features twelve fabulous stories from 'the most inventive, wistful, sexy, and wryly comic writer of our time' ("Washington Post"), his first book since "Martin Dressler". Unmistakably Millhauser, these stories range from the imaginative to the phantasmagoric, and all inhabit a strange world, part American, part European, wholly fantastic. From the terrifying opening tale of the knife-thrower, the consummate entertainer pushing his audience to collusion in the ultimate thrill to a fictional meditation on the far ...

The Knife Thrower 1999, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

ISBN-13: 9780753808214

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