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The Other - Thomas Tryon
The Other
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3.57 140
Tells the story of the Perry twins, Niles and Holland, one apparently good and gentle, the other, dark and mysterious
Tells the story of the Perry twins, Niles and Holland, one apparently good and gentle, the other, dark and mysterious
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780440167365 (0440167361)
Publisher: Dell
Pages no: 281
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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