A Son of the Circus Themes & Social Concerns

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At over six hundred pages, A Son of the Circus is a huge book, as if Irving wanted to pack into it something about all of the themes he has addressed in his previous novels. This is a book about religion: about how Christians and Parsis and Muslims cope with the problem of good and evil; how followers of these religions come to their faith; how cultural practices and prejudices arise from...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
A Son of the Circus from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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