Brother of the More Famous Jack: Rejacketed

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A&C Black, Mar 2, 2009 - Fiction - 256 pages
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Stylish, suburban Katherine is eighteen when she is propelled into the centre of Professor Jacob Goldman's rambling home and his large eccentric family. As his enchanting yet sharp-tongued wife Jane gives birth to her sixth child, Katherine meets the volatile, stroppy Jonathan and his older, more beautiful brother Roger, who wins her heart. First love quickly leads to heartbreak and sends her fleeing to Rome but, ten years on, she returns to find the Goldmans again. A little wiser and a lot more grown-up, Katherine faces her future.
Brother of the More Famous Jack is Barbara Trapido's highly acclaimed and much loved debut; a book that redefined the coming-of-age novel.
 

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
27
Section 3
46
Section 4
50
Section 5
66
Section 6
76
Section 7
79
Section 8
83
Section 9
86
Section 10
99
Section 11
118
Section 12
128
Section 13
137
Section 14
174
Section 15
191
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About the author (2009)

Barbara Trapido was born in South Africa and is the author of six novels.


She lives in Oxford.

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