Circus of the Scars : The True Inside Odyssey of a Modern Circus Sideshow

Circus of the Scars : The True Inside Odyssey of a Modern Circus Sideshow

Jan T. Gregor / Aug 19, 2019

Circus of the Scars The True Inside Odyssey of a Modern Circus Sideshow If you ever wondered what happened to the original Jim Rose Circus Sideshow then you will definitely want to read this book This is the ONLY book that tells how it all began The most imaginative cast

  • Title: Circus of the Scars : The True Inside Odyssey of a Modern Circus Sideshow
  • Author: Jan T. Gregor
  • ISBN: 9780966347906
  • Page: 452
  • Format: Hardcover
  • If you ever wondered what happened to the original Jim Rose Circus Sideshow, then you will definitely want to read this book This is the ONLY book that tells how it all began The most imaginative casting agent couldn t have chosen the original troupe with flair The Amazing Mister Lifto The Torture King The Enigma Matt The Tube Crowley with Dolly the Doll Lady TheyIf you ever wondered what happened to the original Jim Rose Circus Sideshow, then you will definitely want to read this book This is the ONLY book that tells how it all began The most imaginative casting agent couldn t have chosen the original troupe with flair The Amazing Mister Lifto The Torture King The Enigma Matt The Tube Crowley with Dolly the Doll Lady They were led by the maniacal hype master himself, Jim Rose, who was assisted by Bebe the Circus Queen These Human Marvels came together to revive the ancient art of Sideshow which had been nearly lost but not forgotten Before rock and roll there was Sideshow, which also captivated, mystified and enraged audiences for over a hundred years But by the end of the 20th century, you could count remaining Sideshows on one hand Entertainment had become sanitized and corporatized for mass consumption lukewarm safe with no sharp edges There was a whole new generation that had been born and raised on rock and roll Sideshow virgins who knew absolutely nothing about the eyeball bulging, faint inducing antics of the Human Marvels of Yesteryear That is, until a modern Sideshow came to town The contemporary tale as told by tour manager Jan T Gregor is one of bannings, sex, drugs, fame, lust, longing, camaraderie and betrayal Intertwined into the present day story is an equally compelling historical voice the intimate passages from a long lost and only recently discovered 142 year old diary The average person, inherently curious, has always been both fascinated and repulsed by Human Oddities and their unusual feats Circus of the Scars is the ultimate rollercoaster ride, careening through two years of Sideshow present while simultaneously barreling down 150 years of Sideshow past Circus of the Scars takes you on a bizarre odyssey around the globe with a Sideshow troupe that truly was live, real, raw and dangerous Learn the hidden secrets behind one of the most emotion inducing acts of the 20th Century.

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    1. This book is so odd and mesmerizing! If you were ever curious about the inner workings of a circus sideshow and the people that performed in them this book is for you. Told by a series of diary entries the story gives the reader a first hand account of the trials and tribulations of being a performer in a sideshow. There are so many emotions in this book! The lives of the performers and the supporting cast are vividly drawn and intimately rendered. There are also drawings and illustrations that [...]


    2. Circus of the Scars by Jan T. Gregor et. al. is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in late March.Originally written and illustrated in 1998, this book is.let me try to put this a different way. Imagine that you're seated at a blackjack table, alone with the dealer, peaceably and professionally shuffling and cutting the deck. Then they start to deal; two for them, two for you, then eight more for you. Two for an invisible person on your far right side. Two for the dealer tending to a game beside [...]


    3. Definately a different perspective on Jim Rose's personality. This book gives a lot more info on the other founders of the Jim Rose Circus Sideshow where as Freak like me focuses only on Jim Rose.


    4. I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.Life inside a circus sideshow in all its brutality and glory! Touring the globe, the Jim Rose Circus Sideshow was a whirlwind of human emotions with the lives of the performers brought to life through diary entries, drawings, and also the author's voice. Fascinating.


    5. I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for a honest review. I really enjoyed this book eventhough I had no idea what it would be like. It really does give you a inside perspective on what a Circus Sideshow is and what it entails. At the start of the story, everyone seems to get on but as the countless shows add up year after year the cracks start to show. People's characters show their true colours. In the end I didn't like Jim Rose and how he was with the rest of the troupe. I thought [...]


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