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Carol Birch

CAROL BIRCH's most recent novel, Jamrach's Menagerie, was long-listed for the Orange Prize and short-listed for the Man Booker Prize. Previously she was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize, and the David Higham Award.

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Jamrach's Menagerie
Written by Carol Birch
Vintage | Trade Paperback | June 2012
$15.00/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-74317-6 (0-307-74317-9)

Nineteenth-century London comes vividly alive in this story a street urchin named Jaffy Brown. After a close call with an escaped tiger, Jaffy goes to work for Mr. Charles Jamrach, the famed importer of exotic animals. As the years pass, Mr. Jamrach recruits Jaffy and another boy named Tim to capture...

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Orphans of the Carnival
Written by Carol Birch
Doubleday | Hardcover | November 8, 2016
$27.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-54152-7 (0-385-54152-X)

From the Booker short-listed author of Jamrach's Menagerie comes the extraordinary, moving, and unsettling tale of a woman, branded a freak from birth, who becomes an international sensation but longs for genuine human connection

London had the best freaks, always had. The Egyptian Hall, the Promenade of Wonders, the Siamese twins... Read more





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