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... I love Barbara Trapido’s novels, and Sex and Stravinsky was a treat to read for its quality writing, quirky characters, witty observation and tangled family relationships. In some ways though, I found Sex and Stravinsky a bit frustrating. Caroline discovers that her mother has been a manipulative ... Read review
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The time is 1995, but everybody is linked by their past. Brilliant Australian Caroline can ... more

command everyone except her own ghoulish mother,
which means that things aren't easy for Josh and
Zoe, her husband and twelve-year-old daughter.
Josh has bizarre origins in a South African mining
town, but now teaches mime in Bristol.

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Pages: 320, Paperback, Bloomsbury Paperbacks

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Sex and Stravinsky

AdvantagesSuperb writing and characterisation, with warmth and wit

DisadvantagesA very far-fetched plot; I was frustrated by what less likeable characters got away with

"...love Barbara Trapido’s novels, and Sex and Stravinsky was a treat to read for its quality writing, quirky characters, witty observation and tangled family relationships. In some ways though, I found Sex and Stravinsky a bit frustrating. Caroline discovers that her mother has been a manipulative monster who has lied to her in many ways for years. Caroline and Hattie have sacrificed what they wanted to do because of demands from their families, and ..." Read review
13.08.2010

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Author Barbara Trapido
ISBN 1408805839

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