Two Sisters: A Novel

Two Sisters: A Novel

Mary Hogan


Mary Hogan’s robust and poignant debut novel approximately sisters—opposites in each way—plus their mom and the secrets and techniques and lies that outline them all.

One family members, sisters, a life of secrets and techniques . . .

The 3rd baby in a family members that sought after basically , Muriel Sullivant has regularly been an intruder. brief, dark-haired and around, she worships her attractive blonde sister, Pia, and envies the shut bond she stocks with their mom, Lidia. becoming up of their shadow, Muriel believes that if she retains all their secrets—and she is familiar with lots, outsiders regularly do—they will love her, too.

But that used to be many years in the past. Now an grownup, Muriel has authorized the disappointments in her existence. together with her fourth-floor walk-up house and entry-level manhattan urban task, she by no means will degree as much as Pia and her prosperous husband, their daughter, and their suburban Connecticut dream domestic. Muriel would prefer not anything larger than to prevent her judgmental kinfolk altogether. something she does relatively well.

Until the day Pia indicates as much as stopover at and proportion devastating information that Muriel is familiar with she can't tell—a mystery that may strength her to return to phrases with the prior and aid her see her existence and her relations in unforeseen new ways.

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