Son of the Circus: A Victorian Story

by E. L. Norry

Ref: 16242

Part of a fantastic new (2019) historical series which has commissioned prestigious UK authors of colour to bring to life fascinating figures from UK history. A thrilling circus adventure inspired by the real life, magnificent Pablo Fanque: born in Norwich, Fanque was a highly skilled equestrian performer and the first black circus owner in Britain, running his circus for over 30 years. Told from the perspective of his 12-year-old son, Ted, who (also a real life figure) went on to become a boxer. For you trivia buffs: Fanque was also the inspiration for The Beatles' 'Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite'! Age 9-14, Paperback 1299pp