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Nightmare Alley: Film Tie-in - William Lindsay Gresham

Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Guillermo del Toro, with a star-studded cast including Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe, Toni Collette and Rooney Mara. Stanton Carlisle, employed as a carny at a travelling circus watches their freak-show geek - an abject alcoholic, the object of the voyeuristic crowd's gleeful disgust and derision - and wonders how a man could fall so low. There's no way in hell, he vows, that anything like that will ever happen to him. Unlike the tragic figure he sees before him, Stan is young, clever and ambitious and quick to learn from the other carnival acts. Initially teaming up with a beautiful but vulnerable woman as part of a double act in which he mesmerises her, Stan soon leaves his circus days behind him, becoming a successful spiritualist who exploits the weak and the wealthy. But even the very best con men can meet their match.... Nightmare Alley is a forgotten classic of Depression-era America; a brilliant, horrifying, compulsive journey into the true darkness of the human mind.

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We believe in giving back; We are proud to give 1% of all orders directly to environmental not for profit groups whose focus is the protection, preservation and restoration of our planet. This means every time you purchase from us, 1% goes directly to an environmental cause.

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