Orphans of the Carnival by Carol Birch

£8.99

In Stock – Ready for despatch or collection within 24 hours

ISBN: 9781782116561 Category: Tags: ,

Description

Julia Pastrana is the singing and dancing marvel from Mexico, heralded on tours across nineteenth-century Europe as much for her talent as for her rather unusual appearance. Yet few can see past the thick hair that covers her: she is both the fascinating toast of a Governor’s ball and the shunned, revolting, unnatural beast, to be hidden from children and pregnant women. But what is her wonderful and terrible link to Rose, collector of lost treasures in an attic room in modern-day south London? In this haunting tale of identity, love and independence, these two lives will connect in unforgettable ways.

Additional information

Weight 256 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 23 mm
Cover

Paperback