Jamrach’s Menagerie

Carol Birch

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd

Published: 01-09-2011

£9.99

‘Put Moby Dick, Treasure Island and The Rime of the Ancient Mariner into a pot, add a pinch of Dickens, and you will get the flavour of Carol Birch’s hugely entertaining novel.’ Mail on Sunday

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SKU: 9781847676573

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2011 Young Jaffy Brown never expects to escape the slums of Victorian London. Then, aged eight, a chance encounter with Mr Jamrach changes Jaffy’s stars. And before he knows it, he finds himself at the docks waving goodbye to his beloved Ishbel and boarding a ship bound for the Indian Ocean. With his friend Tim at his side, Jaffy’s journey will push faith, love and friendship to their utmost limits.

Additional information

Weight 0.241 kg
Dimensions 21 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 352