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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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.
Publication date: 14/10/2009
Publisher: Royal National Institute of Blind People
|Publication date:||14th October 2009|
|Publisher:||Royal National Institute of Blind People|
|Genres:||Family Drama, Literary Fiction,|
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.More About Poppy Adams