Book - 1993
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Wilson, a drifter, recounts his relationship with Olivia and her sister, Marian, and the events that drive them apart

Blackwell North Amer
Some authors - Paul Auster, Jeannette Winterson, and now Jim Lewis - seem supernaturally able to capture the nightmares that lurk at the heart of our society. Dark, disturbing, ofter surreal, filled with mysterious figures at the edge of our vision: their work strikes directly at some chord of recognition.
Sister, Jim Lewis's debut novel, is a story about a family whose life together is unravelled by a young loner. Wilson is an imaginative balladeer and outcast, a self-professed monster, who moves secretly into the Millers' home, and becomes passionately involved with the two daughters. Stirred by love for Olivia and caught up in Marian's rage, Wilson's presence in the household leads to violence and despair.
Sister is the work of a major new talent who takes in and reflects the skewed, unsettling aspects of contemporary life.

Publisher: Saint Paul : Graywolf Press, c1993
ISBN: 9781555971786
Branch Call Number: F LEW
Characteristics: 205 p. ; 22 cm


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