Podcast episode: 29
Oxford based novelist Barbara Trapido talks about her experiences as an author
Barbara Trapido is an internationally successful author, renowned for her dark satirical comedies. She has written a number of novels, including Brother of the More Famous Jack (1982), which won the Whitbread Special Prize for Fiction,Temples of Delight (1990), shortlisted for the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award, Juggling (1994), and Frankie & Stankie (2003). In its mix of people from different spheres, Sex and Stravinsky, published by Bloomsbury in May 2010, throws up the complexity, cruelty and richness of the global world while, as a sequence of personal stories, it comes together like a dance; a masquerade in which things are not always what they seem.
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