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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Her Fearful Symmetry

Author:  Audrey Niffenegger 
Paperback Publication Date:  June 29, 2010
Publisher:  Scribner
406 pages 

Donated ByRegal Literary, Inc.

Julia and Valentina Poole are twenty-year-old sisters with an intense attachment to each other. One morning the mailman delivers a thick envelope to their house in the suburbs of Chicago. Their English aunt Elspeth Noblin has died of cancer and left them her London apartment. There are two conditions for this inheritance: that they live in the flat for a year before they sell it and that their parents not enter it. Julia and Valentina are twins. So were the girls’ aunt Elspeth and their mother, Edie. 

The girls move to Elspeth’s flat, which borders the vast Highgate Cemetery, where Christina Rossetti, George Eliot, Stella Gibbons, and other luminaries are buried. Julia and Valentina become involved with their living neighbors: Martin, a composer of crossword puzzles who suffers from crippling OCD, and Robert, Elspeth’s elusive lover, a scholar of the cemetery. They also discover that much is still alive in Highgate, including—perhaps—their aunt. 

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Tour Participants

1    Kathy ~ done
2    Carolina ~ done
3    Leah ~ done
4    Laura ~ mailed 9/29 DC # 0310 0480 0002 9075 5341
5    Tiffany
6    Patricia
7    Michelle

8    Julie


Kathy:  Mommy's Reading
Leah:  Amused by Books
Laura: Booksnob



    Kathy (mommysreading) said...

    I would like to read this one.

    Kathy (Mommysreading)

    kathy at dassaro dot net


    Carolina said...

    Carol (TX)

    ham1299 said...

    Heather (Proud Book Nerd)

    Amused said...

    Leah (Amused By Books)

    Unknown said...

    Ashley (Ashley's Bookshelf)

    Laura Kozy Lanik said...

    Sign me up!

    Laura Lanik
    yoteach24 at comcast dot net


    ok said...

    Would love to do this one!
    Tiffany, PA

    Patricia's Particularity said...

    Love this Author!~!!! One of my favorites. I would love to be apart of this tour!!!PLEASE!!!

    PatriciaL (AZ)

    Patricia's Particularity said...

    Forgot email:

    Michelle Stockard Miller said...

    Michelle (The True Book Addict)



    Please add me to the very end...thanks!

    Val said...

    Valorie (Truth be Told blog)
    truthbetold004 at gmail dot com

    ham1299 said...

    Please take me off this tour. I snagged a copy of it! :-)

    Crazy Book Tours Admin said...

    Removed you, Heather!

    Kathy (mommysreading) said...

    I've mailed this to Carolina.

    DC 03082690000178346580

    Kathy (mommysreading) said...

    Here is my review:

    Carolina said...
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    Carolina said...


    Amused said...

    I've got the book now - thanks!

    Julie said...

    Julie Smith

    Amused said...

    I've mailed it to Laura. Here's the tracking: 0306 2400 0002 7005 9921

    Laura Kozy Lanik said...

    I received the book in the mail today. 9/15/10

    Amused said...

    Here's my review:

    Laura Kozy Lanik said...

    The book is on the way to Patricia. Here is the DC# 0310 0480 0002 9075 5341


    Laura Kozy Lanik said...

    Here is my book review.

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