Josser" brings the circus tale up to date and makes great comparisons between the different types of shows and .
Josser" brings the circus tale up to date and makes great comparisons between the different types of shows and the people who live on them. There is also a great passage explaining how circuses relate to the country of their origin. I thoroughly enjoyed "Josser" and look forward to Ms. Stroud's next publication, "Phillip Astley.
Mar 29, 2009 Wendy added it. I love getting a peek in to the world of the circus. My husband read this book first and now we're thinking of a trip to England including a stop at Gifford's Circus. found this book while looking for workouts that Circus performers do. It's not my preferred Genre (historical non-fiction or natural sciences) but it's about a little love of mine, the Circus, so I was sure it'd be a nice, fun read. Despite a complete lack of a plot, the story kept me captivated.
As a factual book about the Circus & how an outsider (Josser) after some time & prejudices from within the close knit Circus community. Nell was eventually accepted, encouraged & admired by her colleagues. Absolutely 100% factual. Absolutely 100% enjoyable. Absolutely 100% un-put-downable for me. I lived every drama & triumph Nell described. Now I have an ambition to meet the Author.
Following a terrible riding accident which left her mother permanently brain-damaged, Nell ran away to the circus.
It is also the story of the people of the circus: the trapeze artists, the clowns, the high-wire acts, the grooms, the llamas, the elephants - their commitment and expertise, their hard, marginalised, miraculous lives.
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