Circus World (novel)

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Circus World
CircusWorld.jpg
First edition cover
AuthorBarry B. Longyear
Cover artistJohn Rush
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreScience fiction
PublisherBerkley Books, New York
Publication date
January 1981
Media typePrint (paperback)
Pages182
ISBN0-425-05519-1

Circus World (1981) is a science fiction collection by American writer Barry B. Longyear, about a planet descended entirely from the population of a crashed spaceship carrying a circus.

Contents[edit]

The collection comprises the following short stories:

  • "The Tryouts" (1978)
  • "The Magician's Apprentice" (1979)
  • "The Second Law" (1979)
  • "Proud Rider" (1979)
  • "Dueling Clowns" (1979)
  • "The Quest" (1979)
  • "Priest of the Baraboo" (1979)