The Wisdom of Bones
'To find a creature part eel, part African lion, who steps the tightrope, plays the viola, frightens the ladies and sings like a nightingale. This is my task. I must conjure, procure and invent, as a novelty is only novel once and no success succeeds as surely as failure fails. '
London 1879 - In a gloomy room on Islington's backstreets showman Percy Unusual George dreams...more