Carnivalesque by Neil Jordan

By Neil Jordan

It seemed like the other carnival, yet after all it wasn't…

It had its personal little backstreets, its alleyways of putting bulbs and ghost trains and Punch and Judy stands …

And on the finish of 1 he observed the corridor of Mirrors. there have been looping strings of carnival lighting fixtures prime in the direction of it, and a wide register reflected glass examining 'Burleigh's notable corridor of Mirrors' and the signal mirrored the lighting fixtures in all types of magically distorted methods.

To Andy and his mom and dad, it appears like the other carnival: creaking ghost teach, rusty rollercoaster and circus performers. yet after all it isn't.

Drawn to the corridor of mirrors, Andy enters and is hypnotised by way of the numerous selves staring again at him. someday later, a type of selves walks out rejoins his mom and dad – leaving Andy trapped contained in the glass, snatched from the tensions of his suburban domestic and transported to an international the place the legislation of gravity are meaningless and time plays acrobatic tricks.

And now the same stranger inhabits Andy's lifestyles, unsettling his mom with a curious blankness, as mysterious occasions begin unfolding of their Irish coastal town…

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