Jar of Fools: A Picture Story
Haunted by a failed romance and the death of his escape-artist brother, Ernie Weiss is a washed-up stage magician whose remaining hope lies in his ageing mentor, Al Fosso. But Al is slipping further into senility with each passing day. Meanwhile, Esther O'Dea, Ernie's ex-love, struggles to find peace in her own life, and then a con-man named Nathan Lender sets some mysterious plans in motion that will affect the futures of them all. Fascinating and tragicomic, Jar of Fools is a classic of its genre.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bookwormteri - LibraryThing
Just beautiful and heartbreaking. The story of a man at loose ends, a man and his daughter drifting, an old magician escaping from the end of his life, a woman who desperately needs to start over, and how they come together. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sorell - LibraryThing
Jar of Fools by Jason Lutes tells the story of a magician and his mentor. Ernest, a magician in his 20s or 30s is out of a job and down on his luck when his old mentor, Al, arrives on his doorstep. Al ... Read full review