Juggling: A Novel by Barbara TrapidoJuggling: A Novel by Barbara Trapido

Juggling: A Novel

byBarbara Trapido

Paperback | September 8, 2015

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The third "ravishing" (The Sunday Times) novel in Barbara Trapido's series of four interconnected books that begins with Brother of the More Famous Jack.
     Sparky Christina and her saintly adopted sister Pam couldn't be more different. Raised in New York, they are sent to boarding school in England where they meet the similarly mismatched friends Jago and Peter. The four embark on a dazzling series of pairings and partings, outrageous coincidences, and eleventhhour entrances. Their camaraderie is interrupted one disastrous Halloween when schoolboy revelry turns horribly wrong. Three years on, as Christina analyzes the wit, cruelty, and crossed genders of Shakespearean comedy, the cast of her own life reunites and the curtain falls on some gloriously unexpected partnerships.
     "Why did it take me so long to discover the singular joys of Barbara Trapido's novels? Why, for so many years, had I missed these witty, soulful, heartbreaking, expansive, brilliant tales? I have become a literary evangelist on her behalf. On account of my badgering, all my friends now love her, too. I won't rest until everyone in America has read (and fallen in love with) this fabulous author." —Elizabeth Gilbert
BARBARA TRAPIDO was born in South Africa and is the author of seven novels. She lives in Oxford, England.
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Title:Juggling: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.22 × 5.5 × 0.87 inPublished:September 8, 2015Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1620408724

ISBN - 13:9781620408728

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"A brilliant book." -Daily Mail"Simply dynamite." -The Guardian"A work of enormous charm, highly entertaining and told with a deft touch, which handles serious matters lightly and treats light ones with proper respect." -The Independent on Sunday"Dense and delicious." -The Sunday Times"[Trapido] wraps up all the golden threads with dazzling wit . . . Think Measure for Measure here and a touch of The Tempest there . . . Trapido's pen drips with sensuousness and sexuality." -The Times