Roy Maloy is described variously as Australia’s King of Circus, Prince of Australian Vaudeville and the most accomplished circus artist of a generation.
Roy Maloy has written and published three books; Tent Boxer, Stilt Walking - A history and How To, and Carnival Culture.
Each of Roy Maloy's books demonstrates further his committment to and interest in Australian circus, sideshow, showie and vaudeville history along with its modern incarnations. His grasp of descriptive context and his ability to punctuate text with colour and movement is unlike most other historical writers.
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By Roy Maloy
Published: September 12, 2011.
Tent Boxer, narrates the life story of Kevin Leigh; an orphan turned Jimmy Shamran's prize fighter in the Australian agricultural show circuit in the 1950's as he discovers his heart's only true love. His epic romance with the striptease-tent owner's daughter spans decades to show the endurance of love. Embellished biographical