Agent : Victoria Hobbs
Barbara Trapido was born in South Africa, which is the setting for her latest novel Frankie and Stankie. She is the author of five novels: Brother of the More Famous Jack (winner of the Whitbread Prize), Noah’s Ark, Juggling, Temples of Delight (shortlisted for the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award), and The Travelling Hornplayer (shortlisted for the 1998 Whitbread Novel Award). Frankie and Stankie was long-listed for the 2003 Booker Prize. Her new novel Sex and Stravinsky will be published by Bloomsbury in 2010. She lives in Oxford.