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They were sisters

Dorothy Whipple

They were sisters

by Dorothy Whipple

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Dorothy Whipple
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.W5767 Th2, PR6045.H153 Th2
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 354 p.
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6465590M
LC Control Number44004328
OCLC/WorldCa1739437

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'They were sisters' follows the lives of three sisters - Lucy, Charlotte and Vera. Lucy is the 'mother' of the group, always looking out for the other two and being I read this massive chunk of a book in two sittings/5. They were sisters book BY CELIA BRAYFIELD pp ISBN 'They Were Sisters is a compulsively readable but often harrowing novel by one of Persephone's best writers, who always manages to make the ordinary extraordinary,' writes Celia Brayfield.

This, the fourth Dorothy Whipple novel we have republished, is, like the others, apparently gentle but has a very strong theme, in this case domestic. They Were Sisters" was recommended as a good place to start as a new reader to Dorothy Whipple and I must say it has wetted my appetite to now read everything she's written.

What seems in description to be a simple story on the surface is anything but under the capable hands of Whipple. During the 30's and 40's, in a time when middle-class /5(38).

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I really liked this book because it is cool looking at someone's life as when they were small but in cartoon. I recommend this book to everyone because there might not be problems only with sisters there could also be some between brothers/5. The Sisters Brothers is a Western novel by Canadian-born author Patrick darkly comic story takes place in Oregon and California in The narrator, Eli Sisters, and his brother Charlie are assassins tasked with killing Hermann Kermit Warm, an ingenious prospector who has been accused of stealing from the Sisters' fearsome boss, the : Patrick deWitt.

Start studying Sisters- Raina Telgemeier. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. I suspect so. I thought ‘The Priory’ had larger scope as a novel than this one, but ‘They Were Sisters’ had more dramatic tension.

I am quite interested to watch the movie, ‘They Were Sisters’, starring James Mason, based on this book, but finding it hard to find 🙂 Like Like.

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Get this from a library. They were sisters. [Dorothy Whipple; Celia Brayfield] -- The main theme of They Were Sisters () is that three sisters' choice of husband dictates whether they have homes, and whether, in their homes, they will be allowed to flourish, be tamed or.

"Two sisters help each other face their troubled past in order to move into the future. A beautiful story." -Diane Chamberlain, international bestselling author, on When We Were Sisters "Straightforward, honest, and uplifting."-New York Journal of Books on When We Were Sisters/5(10).

Raina Telgemeier is the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award–winning creator of Smile and Sisters, which are both graphic memoirs based on her is also the creator of Drama, which was named a Stonewall Honor Book and was selected for YALSA’s Top Ten Great Graphic Novels for lives in the San Francisco Bay Area/5().

Directed by Arthur Crabtree. With Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Hugh Sinclair, Anne Crawford. The story of three sisters who marry men of widely different character as their individual and widely-different married lives unfold.

One sister (Phyllis Calvert) is happily married but childless; the second promiscuously plays through years of an unhappy and loveless marriage, and the third is /10(). They Were Sisters is an often unputdownable novel that examines the psychology of the sisters and children and tackles domestic violence in a forthright manner.

Dorothy Whipple is twentieth century Jane Austen whose dramas in the drawing room are ugly, as opposed to romantic/5(6). I love reading Dorothy Whipple novels, and I wrote my Master’s thesis on her book The Priory (), but for some reason, I didn’t remember They Were Sisters () even though I read it a few years ago.

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Three sisters, three marriages, two families producing two more pairs of sisters, as different from one another as their mothers and aunts, the cast of They Were Sisters is wide and varied, in personality, in age and in back history. Dorothy Whipple who rightly prided herself on ‘doing people’, gradually reveals her characters.

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“The way in which they were written about in the ’30s and what have you, it is almost like the Author: Sarah Begley.Based on a novel by Dorothy Whipple, the British They Were Sisters is not so far removed from the standard Hollywood plot of three sisters' lives taking divergent paths.

The siblings in this 5/5(1).