A provocative novel of jealousy and betrayal between two rival sisters
The classic novel from New York Times bestselling author Josephine Hart—now available as an ebookRuth calls herself a malevolent creature, ruled since childhood by hatred and envy for her adopted sister, Elizabeth. She grew up in Elizabeth’s shadow, always falling short of her goodness and generosity, constantly resenting her very presence in the family. As they grow old, Ruth sets out to destroy her without guilt or hesitation. Ruth will strike Elizabeth where she’s most vulnerable—she will steal her husband and send her collapsing into ruin. Written in Hart’s concise, striking prose, Sin is a powerful and compulsively readable exploration of hate—and the destruction and tragedy it begets.
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Every so often a shop-window dummy - some relative or other - is wheeled on to help to tack together some wooden bits of dialogue.| Read Full Review of Sin
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