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Her Fearful Symmetry (2009) [Novel]
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When Elspeth Noblin dies of cancer, she leaves her London apartment to her twin nieces, Julia and Valentina. These two American girls never met their English aunt; they only knew that their mother, too, was a twin, and Elspeth her sister. Julia and Valentina are semi-normal American teenagers -- with seemingly little interest in college, finding jobs, or anything outside their cozy home in the suburbs of Chicago, and with an abnormally intense attachment to one another.

The girls move to Elspeth's flat, which borders Highgate Cemetery. They come to know the building's other residents. There is Martin, a brilliant and charming crossword puzzle setter suffering from crippling obsessive-compulsive disorder; Marjike, Martin's devoted but trapped wife; and Robert, Elspeth's elusive former lover, a scholar of the cemetery. As the girls become embroiled in the fraying lives of their aunt's neighbors, they also discover that much is still alive in Highgate, including -- perhaps -- their aunt, who can't seem to leave her old apartment and life behind.

Original title: Her Fearful Symmetry
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorGhosts
FictionGeneral FictionTies That Bind
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: Her Fearful Symmetry

Her Fearful Symmetry (2009)
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Language: English

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Her Fearful Symmetry (September 29, 2009)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781439165393
Pages: 416

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