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The less you know the sounder you sleep

Author: Juliet Butler
Publisher: London : 4th Estate, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dasha cannot imagine life without her sister. Masha is feisty and fearless. Dasha is gentle, quiet and fears everything; from the Soviet scientists who study them, to the other defective' children who bully them and the healthies' from whom they must be locked away. For the twins have been born conjoined in a society where flaws must be hidden from sight and where their inseparability is the most terrible flaw of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Named Person: Masha Krivoshlyapova; Dasha Krivoshlyapova
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet Butler
ISBN: 9780008203764 0008203768 9780008203757 000820375X
OCLC Number: 1001724944
Notes: "Based on a true story"--Back cover.
"N" is mirrored in the words "know" and "sounder" on the cover and on the spine.
Description: 439 pages : 1 black and white illustration ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Juliet Butler.

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`Do yourself a favour and read this wonderful book' Scotsman Based on the true story of conjoined Russian twins, Masha and Dasha Krivoshlyapova, The Less You Know the Sounder You  Read more...

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`The Less You Know the Sounder You Sleep is a searingly frank and sympathetic portrayal of two very different women: Dasha, our narrator, who's smart, sensitive, honest and loving; and her sister Read more...

 
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