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The Travelling Hornplayer

£2.99

Product description

Stunning and difficult, Stella Goldman is programmed for maximum nuisance capacity, but when she discovers both her father's affair and her boyfriend's infidelity on the same day, she flees into the arms of kindly Pen, who speaks as though he's stepped out of Brief Encounter.
Meanwhile, her friend Ellen struggles to come to terms with the death of her sister, Lydia, whose ghost haunts not only her and her father Roland, but the beloved Goldmans (from Brother of the More Famous Jack), too. Along with eccentric professors, wicked monks, and the titular travelling hornplayer, their lives collide in a breathtaking finale.
Born and educated in South Africa, but resident in the UK since 1963, Barbara Trapido is the acclaimed author of Temples of Delight and Juggling. The Travelling Hornplayer follows the lives of some of the characters from those two novels.

Item details

Author(s):
Trapido, Barbara
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1999
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0140260137
ISBN-13:
9780140260137
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Penguin

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Stunning and difficult, Stella Goldman is programmed for maximum nuisance capacity, but when she discovers both her father's affair and her boyfriend's infidelity on the same day, she flees into the arms of kindly Pen, who speaks as though he's stepped out of Brief Encounter.
Meanwhile, her friend Ellen struggles to come to terms with the death of her sister, Lydia, whose ghost haunts not only her and her father Roland, but the beloved Goldmans (from Brother of the More Famous Jack), too. Along with eccentric professors, wicked monks, and the titular travelling hornplayer, their lives collide in a breathtaking finale.
Born and educated in South Africa, but resident in the UK since 1963, Barbara Trapido is the acclaimed author of Temples of Delight and Juggling. The Travelling Hornplayer follows the lives of some of the characters from those two novels.

Author(s):
Trapido, Barbara
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1999
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0140260137
ISBN-13:
9780140260137
Number of pages:
244
Publisher:
Penguin

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