The Twins

The Twins

Paperback (21 Feb 2001)

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Synopsis

Two elderly women, one Dutch and one German, meet by chance at the famous health resort of Spa. They recognize in the other their twin sister they believed to be lost. They begin to tell each other their life stories - the last chance to bridge a gulf of almost seventy years. In this monumental novel, Tessa de Loo compellingly weaves the story of two twin sisters separated in childhood with that of two countries opposed in war, and depicts, in a simple yet harrowing prose the effects of nature and nurture on the individual.

Book information

ISBN: 9781900850568
Publisher: Arcadia Books
Imprint: Arcadia Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 839.31364
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 392
Weight: 328g
Height: 209mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 25mm