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The Behaviour of Moths - Large Print Edition by Poppy Adams
  

The Behaviour of Moths - Large Print Edition

   Family Drama   Literary Fiction   
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Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Prize, a sad, haunting tale of sister rivalry, of the invasion of privacy, of resentment, of reclusive behaviour, secrets and lies as elderly sisters live together again after forty-seven years apart. The details on moths is extraordinarily fascinating.

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The Behaviour of Moths - Large Print Edition by Poppy Adams

This publication is not for sale to libraries. From her lookout on the first floor, Ginny watches and waits for her younger sister to return to the crumbling mansion that was once their idyllic childhood home. Vivien has not set foot in the house since she left, forty-seven years ago; Ginny, the reclusive moth expert, has rarely ventured outside it. But with Vivien's arrival, dark, unspoken secrets surface. Told in Ginny's unforgettable voice, this debut novel tells a disquieting story of two sisters and the ties that bind - sometimes a little too tightly.

About the Author

Aged 34, Poppy Adams is a documentary filmmaker with a Natural Science degree who has made films for the BBC, Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel. She has three children and lives with her husband in London.

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Book Info

Publication date

14th October 2009

Author

Poppy Adams

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Publisher

Royal National Institute of Blind People

Format

Paperback

Categories


Family Drama
Literary Fiction


ISBN

9781444501490

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