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The twins

Author: Saskia Sarginson
Publisher: London : Piatkus, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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They were inseparable until an innocent mistake tore them apart. Growing up, Viola and Issy clung to each other in the wake of their mother's eccentricity, as she dragged them from a commune to a tiny Welsh village. They thought the three of them would be together forever. But an innocent mistake one summer set them on drastically different paths. Now in their twenties, Issy is trying to hold together a life as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Saskia Sarginson
ISBN: 9780749958671 0749958677 0749958685 9780749958688 9780749958695 0749958693
OCLC Number: 821697327
Description: 356 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: They were identical in every way Until the unthinkable tore them apart Isolte and Viola are twins. Inseparable as children, they've grown into very different adults: Isolte, a successful features writer for a fashion magazine with a photographer boyfriend and a flat in London, and Viola, desperately unhappy and struggling with a lifelong eating disorder. What happened all those years ago to set the twins on such different paths to adulthood? As both women start to unravel the escalating tragedies of a half-remembered summer, terrifying secrets from the past come rushing back --
and threaten to overwhelm their adult lives ...
Responsibility: by Saskia Sarginson.

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A deeply moving, gripping read, this is a novel about the secrets we all carry with us, and the bonds between twins that can never be broken. It is an astonishing debut.  Read more...

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Sarginson's debut is a timeless and riveting piece that echoes the mystique and beauty of the lush, English countryside ... bewitching RT Book Reviews The haunting tale is skilfully infused with Read more...

 
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