Barbara Trapido

Barbara Trapido

Bio

Barbara Trapido was born and educated in South Africa and moved to London in 1963. She now lives in Oxford with her family.

Her first novel, Brother of the More Famous Jack, one of the most highly acclaimed first novels of the eighties, was awarded a special prize for fiction at the Whitbread Awards in 1982; her second novel was Noah’s Ark, published in 1985; while her third, Temples of Delight, to which Juggling, published in 1994, is a sequel, was shortlisted for the 1990 Sunday Express Book of the Year Award. Her most recent book is The Travelling Hornplayer.

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