In the Penny Arcade: Stories

November 4, 2016|
In the Penny Arcade: Stories by Steven Millhauser

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After the success of his first novels (Edwin Mullhouse and Portrait of a Romantic), Steven Millhauser went on to enchant critics and readers with two short story collections that captured the magic and beauty of his longer works in vivid miniature.

The seven stories of In the Penny Arcade blend the real and the fantastic in a seductive mix that illuminates the full range of the author's gifts, from the story of "August Eschenburg," the clockmaker's son whose extraordinary talent for creating animated figures is lost on a world whose taste for the perverse and crude supersedes that of the refined and beautiful, to "Cathay," a kingdom whose wonders include elaborate landscape paintings executed on the eyelids and nipples of court ladies.

Title:In the Penny Arcade: Stories
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:November 4, 2016
Publisher:Dalkey Archive Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781564786722

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