The Circus Train: A Novel by Amita Parikh

The Circus Train: A Novel

Amita Parikh

fiction historical emotional mysterious reflective fast-paced

352 pages | first published 2022

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At the World of Wonders, Europe’s most magnificent travelling circus, every moment is full of magic, and nothing is as it seems—especially for the people who put on the show Lena Papadopoulos has never quite found her place within the circus, even...
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Summary of 14 reviews


adventurous 88%
emotional 66%
hopeful 44%
inspiring 33%
mysterious 33%
tense 33%
sad 11%


medium 77%
slow 11%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

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