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Jamrach's Menagerie - Community Reviews back

by Carol Birch
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carey rated it 10 years ago
Just managed to finish this - poor.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 10 years ago
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 10 years ago
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 10 years ago
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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