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The behaviour of moths

Author: Poppy Adams
Publisher: London : Virago, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From her lookout on the first floor, Ginny watches and waits for her adored younger sister to return. Vivien has not stepped foot in the mansion since she was a child; Ginny has rarely left. The remembrance of their youth, of loss and of old rivaliries plays across Ginny's mind. Why is Vivi coming home?
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Poppy Adams
ISBN: 9781844084883 1844084884
OCLC Number: 317750022
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Awards: Short-listed for Authors' Club Best First Novel 2009 (UK)
Short-listed for Costa Prize; First Novel Award 2009 (UK)
Long-listed for Desmond Elliott Prize 2009 (UK)
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Poppy Adams.

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* An extraordinarily haunting, subtle and moving first novel about secrets and lies and moths * A marked success in hardback and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize  Read more...

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** 'Adam s' compelling story unfurls over a single weekend as two sisters, together again in their sixties in their dilapidated family home, are forced to confront the consequences fo the terrible Read more...

 
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