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Talking to the Dead by Helen Dunmore
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May 18, 2012

really liked it

I'd never read Dunmore before. This novel is a psychological thriller with some nice poetic passages. It explores a mystery from two sisters' childhood and the relationship of the two women as adults. The narrative moves along rapidly, and the author's use of language is at times exquisite. There are also some notably frank sexual passages. The denouement didn't blow me away quite as much as I thought it would.
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May 18, 2012 – Started Reading
May 18, 2012 – Shelved
May 30, 2012 –
0.0% "I finished the novel 2 weeks ago."
August 20, 2012 – Finished Reading

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