The Sister

The Sister

Book - 2008
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From her lookout in the crumbling mansion that was their childhood home, Ginny watches and waits for her younger sister, Vivien. It has been nearly 50 years since Vivien left home, and she hasn't returned--until now. The reclusive Ginny has only rarely ventured out, retreating into the precise routines that define her days, carrying on her father's solitary work studying moths and caring for him after her mother's tragic death. As the sisters revisit their shared past, long-forgotten memories are stirred, and the secrets that have separated the two women threaten to disrupt much more than Ginny's carefully ordered world.

Publisher: Toronto, ON : HarperCollins, 2008.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781554680351
Branch Call Number: ADA
Characteristics: 273 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Adams, Poppy 1972- Behaviour of moths.


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marti419 Nov 14, 2011

More than I ever wanted to know about moths, but Ginny Stone told her story well.

May 28, 2011

Ecriture intéressante. Suspense psychologique. Intéressant d'entrer dans la tête du narrateur, un peu autistique je crois; peu consciente de son entourage, très attachée à sa soeur et pourtant aucune émotion lorsqu'elle pose un geste ultime. Personnage très intéressant. Par contre, les descriptions scientifiques sont un peu longues.
J'aurais aimé discuté ce livre dans mon club de lecture

Oct 10, 2010

Interesting ending. Leaned about lepidopterology, study of moths.

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