Carol Birch

Orphans of the Carnival

By Carol Birch - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

Julia Pastrana, born in 1834, is painfully aware that she is unique. As a little girl in a Sinaloa orphanage, she imagines that Mexico’...Read Review

Jamrach’s Menagerie

By Carol Birch - Published 2011



Sometimes a novel comes along that one reads simply for the pleasure of enjoying the skill (or is it magic?) with which the ...Read Review


By Carol Birch - Published 2007


Biographical FictionLiterary

A ‘scapegallows’ is one who deserves and has narrowly escaped hanging. One such is Margaret Catchpole, born in Suffolk, who lived a double ...Read Review