The Tightrope Walker

The Tightrope Walker

Book - 1979
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Baker & Taylor
After buying a junk shop, shy and lonely Amelia Jones finds in a hurdygurdy a note signed by a woman named Hannah who claims that she is about to be murdered and sets out to trace its source

Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1979
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780385149594
Characteristics: 186 p. ; 22 cm


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zvifreund Nov 26, 2013

In the Tightrope Walker, Gilman frequently refers to a book that the protagonist read as a child, "The Maze in the Heart of the Castle". I was astonished to discover that she herself published a book by that name, apparently several years after she published the Tightrope Walker.

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