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 In a small village in 19th Century Italy, Canio's famous commedia
troupe arrives to give the villagers the show they have been waiting
 all season to see. But a love triangle involving Canio's wife stirs a
 rage in him that in uncontrolable. When he paints his face as the
  famous "Pagliaccio", he is about to enter a realm of darnkness,
  stained with blood. Based on the 1892 Italian Opera "Pagliacci"
  by composer Ruggero Leoncavallo, this illustrated storybook is
        a tragic tale by illustrator and writer Jay Stuart.

Jay Stuart©2019
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