Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch
Jun25

Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch

Oh my God, Jamrach’s Menagerie is not for the faint-hearted. Seriously, don’t read it if you are easily upset. I loved it, it’s genius, but I have never cried so much over a book. I was blubbing like a baby, in absolute bits over it. Twice. Warning over. Carol Birch’s novel is set in Victorian times and paints a quirky, colourful picture of the slums in London. Jaffy Brown is an 8 year old boy with a pretty...

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