Sunday, July 8, 2012

Book review: Sister by Rosamund Lupton

Sister by Rosamund Lupton
(my own photo)
The bond between sisters is incredibly deep. I don't think that there is anyone else in the world who can get me to play as many games of Monopoly as my sister can.

Bee and Tess, the sisters in Rosamund Lupton's Sister appear to be total opposites. Bee is a nice person with a nice fiancee and a nice job and a nice life, all of which is...well...boring.  Tess is an rebellious, free-spirited art student.  However, when Tess is found dead, Bee sets out to prove that she was murdered, and to find the culprit.  Throughout this book, Lupton explores the bond between these two very different sisters.

I thought that this book was very well written, and that it is more reflective then the vast majority of crime novels.  There were many exciting twists and turns, and the plot was very detailed.

I thought that the ending was a little bit of a let down for me.  Lupton unleashes many surprises throughout the novel, and most of them were hair-raising.  However, I found that the twist at the end lacked credibility.

Chances of finding it in my imaginary bookstore: 80%