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By Diana Evans

A hauntingly attractive, wickedly humorous, and devastatingly relocating novel of innocence and goals that asserts the coming of an enormous new expertise to the literary scene within the attic room at 26 Waifer road, exact twins Georgia and Bessi Hunter proportion nectarines and forge their identities, whereas escaping from the disappointment and probability that inhabit the flooring less than. yet innocence lasts for under so long—and goals, regardless of how brilliant and robust, can't gradual the relentless incursion of the true international.

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The water pump became a fresh memory. She bounced over the potholes and cracks and puddles of the only road she’d ever known and thought about the bright heaving city at the end of it. Big sturdy houses, music everywhere, a college. A cinema where a man in a canvas suit and hair the same color would buy her a Fanta and she would sip it slowly, through slick, saxophoned love scenes, while he looked sideways at the sepia glow on the high curve of her cheek. Sami saw the solitary figure in the road with the swish in her skirt.

And ours,” they said together. ” Because the loft was their house, it was full of secrets and thresholds. It belonged to them. The thought of strangers sleeping in 26a and treating it like home was like imagining someone moving into your stomach, into your head, into your dreams. 26a 53 “Of course they are,” Aubrey had said, not understanding the intrusion of it. The lodgers were a big family. Six children, two parents, and a grandmother. The grandmother would live in the loft with the youngest girl (apparently, they were inseparable, and the grandmother liked having a private bathroom); two more girls would be in Kemy’s room and three boys in Bel’s.

It didn’t work,” said Georgia, into the black. “No,” said Bessi. ” “I don’t know. ” “Yes. That’s a good idea,” said Bessi. ” “Yes . ” “Good night,” said Georgia. ” Bessi heard Georgia falling asleep. She always fell asleep first. She listened to Georgia’s breathing getting deeper and heavier. In her dream, Georgia walked to Gladstone Park. It was a warm night. She reached up and knocked on Gladstone’s door. ” Gladstone was in his dressing gown. His hair floated around his head like a halo. He invited Georgia to sit down in the elegant armchair and tell him all about it over a cup of hot chocolate.

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