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Paperback - uncorrected proof - in very good condition. Light wear on leading corners; one or two marks on page block. TS. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 442525
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'In Jamrach's Menagerie, Carol Birch quickly sucks you into a world of the senses, from the filthy streets of Victorian London to the rolling hills of the South Seas. Jaffy Brown, the gifted narrator at the center of this mythic tale, rivals David Copperfield and Ishmael of Moby-Dick with his gift for storytelling. His `rare old time' becomes, in due course, a fable of friendship, and a tribute to human survival. What a beautifully written and engaging novel!' --Jay Parini, author of THE PASSAGES OF HERMAN MELVILLE and THE LAST STATION
'Never mind not being able to put it down--there is a 100-page section in Jamrach's Menagerie in which you will not be able to breathe. Rarely have I read a book that so deftly marries high literary value with unbearable suspense.' --Robert Hough, author of THE FINAL CONFESSION OF MABEL STARK, THE STOWAWAY and THE CULPRITS
'One of the best stories I've ever read. [Birch] tells the most extraordinarily good story. A completely original book.' --A S Byatt
'Whenever I read of people moaning on about the dire state of British fiction, I think of Carol Birch (and people like her) who are writing such good novels . . . her forte is feelings , about which she is so acute.' --Margaret Forster
'Birch is a naturally literary writer who can, with a simple image, evoke the deepest emotion.'
'An imaginative tour-de-force ... gripping, superbly written and a delight.' --Times
'Riveting ... Masterful... A teeming exhibition of the beautiful and the bizarre.' --Sunday Times
'A juicy tale of 19th-century dragon-hunters, wombat-pedlars and Jolly Jacks Tar ... [the] words sing on the page.' --Financial Times
'Magical ... A sustained feat of imagination and diligent research.' --Daily Mail
'A captivating yarn of high seas and even higher drama.'
'A career-defining book. Thoughtful and elevating as well as effortlessly readable.' --Ben East, The National
As good as anything Peter Carey has done in this line and, in certain exalted moments, even better. --D J Taylor, Independent
Titel: Jamrach's Menagerie
Verlag: Canongate, London
Zustand: Very Good
Art des Buches: Used
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