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The Other - Thomas Tryon, Dan Chaon
The Other
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781590175989 (1590175980)
Publisher: NYRB Classics
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 The Other
Please note that I gave this book 3.5 stars, but rounded it up to 4 stars on Goodreads.I wish that I could have gotten into this book more. I think the flow is what messed me up. It wasn't a slow burn of a read. It was a slog til almost the end when things picked up. Also since I figured out the twi...
CrowdedMinds a.k.a. Rita
CrowdedMinds a.k.a. Rita rated it
3.0
Dude. That was weird. Boring for 2/3 of the duration of the book, but weird. I did not expect the plot twist. Not even sure how to interpret the last chapter. This will eventually require a second reading before it's fully understood! :P
JeffreyKeeten
JeffreyKeeten rated it
”Twins? With different birthdays? How unusual. Indeed for identical twins, very. Oh yes, there were the mixed signs, on the cusp, as one says--they should have been more alike; nevertheless, the difference. Holland a Pisces, fish-slippery, now one thing, now another. Niles an Aries, a ram blithely b...
proustitute
proustitute rated it
4.0 The Other
"Can you remember what we used to say about secrets?"Niles and Holland are thirteen-year-old identical twins; born on opposite sides of midnight just as Pisces turns into Aries, the two boys couldn't be more different despite the fact that they are each other’s spitting image. Actor-turned-author Th...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
4.0 The Other
I'm not quite finished with my trip down nostalgia lane. I have one more to go after this (Carrion Comfort is the one following The Other, and then I think I'll be finished, unless I decide I want to re-read Harvest Home, too). When I first read this in graduate school, I had no idea what to expec...
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