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About the Book

The Sister

Set in a decaying Victorian mansion, The Sister bristles with psychological suspense as unspoken resentments and long-buried secrets come to the surface.

Ginny, the older sister and the novel's narrator, is a lepidopterist. She has devoted her life to the study of moths, an interest that has obsessed three generations of her family. Living a solitary life in the deteriorating rooms of Bulburrow Court, the once-elegant family home, amid old framed specimens and dusty lab equipment, Ginny is at once excited and unsettled by the arrival of her sister, Vivien. The two were inseparable as children, and when Vivien left home and married, their sisterly bond was strengthened by an unusual and intimate pact between them. But when their mother tumbled down the cellar steps to her death, Vivien vowed never to return to Bulburrow Court. Now that Vivien is "home for good," Ginny watches her sister's every move, determined to preserve her own memories no matter what the cost.

The Sister
by Poppy Adams

  • Publication Date: July 7, 2009
  • Genres: Fiction, Psychological Suspense
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor
  • ISBN-10: 030738831X
  • ISBN-13: 9780307388315