Out on 18 April 2024

They Were Sisters

Dorothy Whipple

18 April 2024
861 pages
It is the most extraordinary and brilliantly subtle but moving look at three sisters, and the interplay between them as they grow into adulthood . . . such a wonderful character study
Exerts a menacing tone from start to finish. I eavesdropped on the lives of Lucy, Charlotte and Vera, compelled to go on but with a sense of simmering dread
The sparkling achievements of this accomplished novelist, not the least of which is the ability - rarer today than it should be - is simply to entertain