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Jamrach's Menagerie - Carol Birch
Jamrach's Menagerie
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A spellbinding tale of survival and the high seas
A spellbinding tale of survival and the high seas
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781847676566 (1847676561)
ASIN: 1847676561
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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carey rated it
Just managed to finish this - poor.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
I was born twice.Not much flair in the telling; the vocabulary is entertaining but the actual telling is pedestrian. Not sure that Birch had any story plan.
Buried In Print
Buried In Print rated it
0.0 Jamrach's Menagerie
This is a true story: while being delivered to Jamrach’s menagerie near Ratcliffe Highway, a Bengal tiger escaped. “An eight-year-old boy who walked up and patted it on the nose was knocked down and carried away in its mouth, but escaped unhurt after Jamrach jumped on the tiger’s back.”That eight-ye...
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
Copy received from and reviewed for Bookhugger and its Realreaders programme."I was born twice. First in a wooden room that jutted out over the black water of the Thames, and then again eight years later in the Highway, when the tiger took me in his mouth and everything truly began."So starts Jaffy ...
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