The Other Half of Me

A Novel

McCarthy, Morgan

Book - 2012
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Other Half of Me
Growing up in their family's ancestral home in Wales, Jonathan Anthony and his little sister, Theo, are inseparable, inventing magical worlds and buttressing each other against the loneliness of life with their alcoholic mother, Alicia. When a family tragedy brings their glamorous grandmother, Eve, home from America, Jonathan and Theo are initially elated by the attention she lavishes on them. But soon it becomes clear that there is more to the Anthony family history than anyone will acknowledge, trapping Jonathan and Theo in a web of dark secrets that have haunted Evendon for generations.

Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.
Edition: 1st Free Press trade paperback ed.
ISBN: 9781451668230
Characteristics: 316 p. ;,22 cm.


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Nov 29, 2012

An inseparable brother and sister growing up in a mansion in Wales with a drunken self absorbed mother and a rich businesswoman/philanthropist grandmother are the main characters of this excellent first novel. It’s not a perfect book but her skill with characterisation and place is very impressive.

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