One day, an old, withered circus arrives in Tito’s village. Tito is intrigued by the magical performance by the director and he joins the circus. Every evening the tent is hastily broken down again and the wagons race through the night. Who is Dottore Fausto running from? Bit by bit Tito discovers more about the strange circus people and about the director.
An adaptation of the German Faust-story. With beautiful woodcuts in black and red.
Themes: legend, devil, soul, circus
Was awarded the prize for Best Graphically Designed Books 2011