Carmel Bird reviews 'Little People' by Jane Sullivan

Little People

by Jane Sullivan

Scribe, $32.95 pb, 352 pp, 9781921640964

Jane Sullivan’s novel, which was runner-up in the 2010 CAL Scribe Fiction Prize for a novel by a writer over thirty-five years of age, blends the powerful theme of dogged maternal love with the extraordinary world of P.T. Barnum’s freak shows.

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Carmel Bird

Carmel Bird

Carmel Bird is the author of Writing the Story of Your Life (2007). Her recent novel is Child of the Twilight (2010), and her children’s picture book Fabulous Finola Fox has just been published.

 

Published in April 2011 no. 330

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