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Frankie & Stankie - SIGNED by Author

£12.99

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Hardback, with dust cover. Bound in black cloth, spine rose gold letters and decoration, excellent condition. Dust Cover. Spine white, pictorial centre with black and gold letters and decoration.  Pictorial front with white and gold letters on a black background. Pictorial back with white and red letters on a black background, excellent condition. All edges in a very clean condition. Used very good condition. Title page signed by the author, all pages in a very clean condition, has a orange book marker ribbon. 

Publisher,Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2003.

Dinah and her sister Lisa are growing up in 1950's South Africa, where racial laws are tightening. They are two little girls from a dissenting liberal family. Big sister Lisa is strong and sensible, while Dinah is weedy and arty. At school, the sadistic Mrs Vaughan-Jones is providing instruction in mental arithmetic and racial prejudice. And then there's the puzzle of lunch break. 'Would you rather have a native girl or a koelie to make your sandwiches?' a first-year classmate asks. But Dinah doesn't know the answer, because it's her dad who makes her sandwiches. As the apparatus of repression rolls on, Dinah finds her own way, escaping into rewarding friendships. Then there's the minefield of boys and university and finally, there's marriage and voluntary exile in London. As we follow Dinah's journey through childhood and adolescence, we enter into one of the darker passages of twentieth-century history. Balancing darkness and light with marvellous dexterity, this is Barbara Trapido at the top of her form - vibrant, profound and, as always, irresistible.


 

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Signed by the Author
Author(s):
Trapido, Barbara.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16x24
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
074756034X
ISBN-13:
9780747560340
Number of pages:
307
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.

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Hardback, with dust cover. Bound in black cloth, spine rose gold letters and decoration, excellent condition. Dust Cover. Spine white, pictorial centre with black and gold letters and decoration.  Pictorial front with white and gold letters on a black background. Pictorial back with white and red letters on a black background, excellent condition. All edges in a very clean condition. Used very good condition. Title page signed by the author, all pages in a very clean condition, has a orange book marker ribbon. 

Publisher,Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2003.

Dinah and her sister Lisa are growing up in 1950's South Africa, where racial laws are tightening. They are two little girls from a dissenting liberal family. Big sister Lisa is strong and sensible, while Dinah is weedy and arty. At school, the sadistic Mrs Vaughan-Jones is providing instruction in mental arithmetic and racial prejudice. And then there's the puzzle of lunch break. 'Would you rather have a native girl or a koelie to make your sandwiches?' a first-year classmate asks. But Dinah doesn't know the answer, because it's her dad who makes her sandwiches. As the apparatus of repression rolls on, Dinah finds her own way, escaping into rewarding friendships. Then there's the minefield of boys and university and finally, there's marriage and voluntary exile in London. As we follow Dinah's journey through childhood and adolescence, we enter into one of the darker passages of twentieth-century history. Balancing darkness and light with marvellous dexterity, this is Barbara Trapido at the top of her form - vibrant, profound and, as always, irresistible.


 

Added value:
Signed by the Author
Author(s):
Trapido, Barbara.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16x24
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
074756034X
ISBN-13:
9780747560340
Number of pages:
307
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.

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