A Bloomsbury super lead title - major publicity and reviews are guaranteed for this much loved author Frankie and Stankie has sold over 100,000 copies on BookScan, was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel of the Year Award and longlisted for the Man Booker High-profile fans include Fay Weldon, Joanna Briscoe and Helen Dunmore
Barbara Trapido is the author of five novels including BROTHER OF THE MORE FAMOUS JACK (winner of a Whitbread special prize for fiction), TEMPLES OF DELIGHT(shortlisted for the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award), and most recently THE TRAVELING HORNPLAYER (shortlisted for the 1998 Whitbread Novel Award). She lives in Oxford.
'This wonderful novel sparkles with Midsummer Night's Dream magic' Daily Mail 'A dazzling achievement. It's beautifully-written, deftly-plotted and moves skilfully from domestic drama to global themes and back again' Daily Express 'Beautifully structured, with flashes of wonderful eccentricity' The Times 'Delightful and brilliantly choreographed comedy' Sunday Times