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The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
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Jun 11, 12

Recommended to Julie by: Julia
Read in June, 2012

Sisterly dynamics with a Shakespearean twist. Rose, Bean, and Cordy grew up in a small college town, benignly neglected by their Shakespeare-scholar father and absent-minded mother. Now adults (in age, but not maturity), they all return home and need to sort out their personal lives and their relationships with each other. I liked the small-town setting and their serious reading habits, but I could’ve done without the heavy-handed psychoanalysis and emphasis on the effect of their birth order. The first person plural narration was interesting but felt gimmicky.

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