Brother and Sister (Paperback)
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 9781582344768, 320pp.
Publication Date: April 11, 2005
Brought up by the same parents, but born to two different mothers, Nathalie and David have grown up as brother and sister, and share a fierce loyalty. Their decision as adults to try to find their birth mothers is no straightforward matter. It affects, acutely and often painfully, their spouses and children, the people they work with, and, most poignantly, the two women who gave them up for adoption all those years ago. Exploring her subject with inimitable imagination and humanity, the celebrated author of Marrying the Mistress and The Rector's Wife once again works her magic.
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Praise For Brother and Sister…
"[A] cool, smart book."
"Trollope is a pointillist of domestic relationships...With well-placed strokes, she brings to life all of her characters."
"Joanna Trollope is to British literature what Sue Miller is to American...Exceptionally readable."
"The author is a master storyteller, a credit indeed to her famous literary ancestor, Anthony Trollope. Highly recommended."
"Yet another winner."
"Joanna Trollope...[is] an astute observer of complicated family relationships...Trollope handles all these revelations with a deft touch."