The Sisterhood

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Headline Review, 2008 - Domestic fiction - 342 pages
5 Reviews

Her best book. Her biggest book. In 2008, Headline will make Emily Barr a huge bestseller.

Elizabeth Greene is devastated when her boyfriend of ten years leaves her for someone else. After a night of drowning her sorrows leads to an unexpected one-night stand, Elizabeth finds herself pregnant, alone and vulnerable.

Helen has just discovered she has a sister she didn't know she had. Bored with her privileged life in France and driven by a need to gain her parents' approval, Helen sets out to find her sister and reunite her with her long-lost mother. When her search leads her to Elizabeth the two women become closely linked. But their connection to one another is founded on a dark deception, with the truth having extreme consequences...

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User Review  - shelleyraec - LibraryThing

You shouldn't mistake Sisterhood for light entertainment - its quite dark and disturbing.While I liked the book, I found that I failed to much like or empathise with either Helen or Liz - they are ... Read full review

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User Review  - JessicaLouise23 - LibraryThing

I’ve had this book on mount To Be Read for a while now. I found it going cheap at Tesco and liking the sound of it brought it on a bit of a whim. Then I read another of Emily Barr’s novels Backpack ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Emily Barr has written columns and travel pieces for the Observer and the Guardian for several years, and her previous novels have all been critically acclaimed. She lives in the south of France with her husband and three children.

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