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The Sister
The Sister
Author: Poppy Adams
Estranged sisters Ginny and Vivien Stone reunite after 50 years, releasing a flood of painful memories in Stone's eerie, accomplished debut. Ginny and her younger sister Vivien lead an idyllic childhood in West Dorset, England, until Vivien nearly dies in an accident (the aftermath of which takes decades to unravel) when Ginny is 11 and Vivi...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781607512936
ISBN-10: 1607512939
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 277
Rating:
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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3 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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bookaddicted avatar reviewed The Sister on + 125 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Well, if you are interested in moths this is a great book. I have to say the author must have done a ton of research on moths to get so much detail written. Too bad she didn't spend as much time researching how to write a decent novel.
DesertShaman avatar reviewed The Sister on + 203 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Ugh, Poppy Adams should stick to documentary TV. Predictable, pedantic, sloggish.... just ugh.
reviewed The Sister on + 23 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I thought this was a fabulous story because the author gradually lets the reader in on the mental stability of the sister narrating the book. You would never guess the ending based on the beginning of the book. Wow!!!! Yes, the moth stuff was a little scientific, but I enjoyed the metaphor.
reviewed The Sister on + 3 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
i kept reading, hoping and hoping it would get better, but it never did. and note to ms. adams, moths are boring!
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Helpful Score: 2
Quirky, peculiar - there is no other way to describe...
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