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    DescriptionYoung 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.


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    Title
    Jamrach's Menagerie
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Carol Birch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 241 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781847676573
    ISBN 10: 184767657X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: FIC
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Libri: ENGL3020, ENGM1012
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FRIEND, SEXL/MASC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000, FIC002000, FIC014000, FIC019000, FIC047000, FIC020000
    DC23: 823.92
    Thema V1.0: FV, FJ, FBA
    Publisher
    Canongate Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Canongate Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    Author Information
    Carol Birch is the author of ten previous novels, including Scapegallows (2008) and Turn Again Home (2003) which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. She has also won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and the David Higham Award for Best First Novel. Jamrach's Menagerie was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2011, and was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2011 and the London Book Award.
    Review quote
    '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