Circus of the Queens: The Fortune-Teller’s Fate
A Rare Bird Book
$17.95 – $107.70
From Imperial Russia to Savannah, Georgia and beyond a family circus, and a bitter, scorned love drives to the heart of this saga of identity, fate, and the steps we take to find who we are in this world
Donatalia dances at the Winter Palace just as the Russian Revolution comes and obliterates the life she thought she would have. Forced leave her dreams behind, she must move to the new world to start a new life. Having lost family, fortune and country, she unexpectedly finds herself reuniting with Vladimir, heir to the most celebrated Russian circus, dazzling high wire walker, and the object of a long-forgotten crush she harbored as a child.
Both struggling to let go of the past, they reconnect and share an intimacy only they can understand. Donatalia follows Vladimir and becomes the circus fortune teller and it is through her eyes this story is told.
A poetic adventure of revenge, love, and loss Circus of the Queens: The Fortune Teller’s Fate is a stunning debut from an exciting new talent and begs the question how does one define themselves when their whole world is lost.