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The Only One

Ordinary Jack  (Bagthorpe Saga, book 1)

By Helen Cresswell 

21 May, 2019

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1977’s Ordinary Jack is the first volume in Helen Cresswell’s YA Bagthorpe Saga. 

The Bagthorpes are perhaps the single greatest collection of geniuses the world has ever seen. At least, that is what the Bagthorpes would say … and if you cannot trust the single greatest collection of geniuses the world has ever seen, whom1 can you trust? 

Jack Bagthorpe is the sole exception. Poor Jack is exceptionally unexceptional. 

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