A Tale of Two Sisters
By (author) Anna Maxted
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Tale of Two Sisters by Anna Maxted
Book DescriptionThey were the best of friends, they were the worst of friends ...Lizbet and Cassie are close, yet far apart. After a clueless upbringing (their parents' basic childrearing beliefs: 'play a trombone, see a monkey, get some fresh air'), the two sisters strike out in opposite directions, both desperate to escape...Cassie is skinny, clever, charismatic, successful - every right-thinking girl's worst nightmare. The one flaw in her quality-controlled life may be her marriage - and if there are any other flaws lurking, Cassie has them covered. Lizbet is plumper, plainer, dreamier - more concerned about the design on her coffee cup than whether she can afford her new house. She works reluctantly for Ladzmag, desperate to make her name as a writer, but stuck writing embarrassing articles on sex. Her one achievement is her relationship with Tim, who thinks she's cute not stupid for asking why Jesus has a Mexican name. Despite Cassie being the favoured child, she and Lizbet have managed to stay friends. Perhaps because - as Cassie says - they've always wanted different things. But that's about to change. Confronted by challenges that they never asked for, forced apart by mistakes not their own, will Cassie and Lizbet ever realise the real meaning of sisterhood, or will true nature ruin everything...?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099439929
(199mm x 130mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publish Date: 3-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anna Maxted
Rich Again, Paperback / softback (December 2009)
Two sisters--one as strong and sparkling as the other is delicate and wounded--from a charismatic, ambitious, and wealthy English family struggle to keep an unseen force from bringing them both down.
Being Committed, Paperback / softback (July 2005)
In this fourth hilarious yet poignant novel, Maxted takes a funny, rueful look at intimacy (and its substitutes), commitment phobia, and the power others have over us.
Behaving Like Adults, Paperback (May 2003)
Holly runs a dating agency. Up to now she's had no need of her own services, but, convinced her relationship with her fiance Nick has staled, she determines to go in pursuit of the soulmate. In the meantime, she accepts a date with Stuart. Much to her dismay, Holly finds Stuart won't take no for an answer and suddenly things don't look so easy.
Running in Heels, Paperback / softback (May 2002)» View all books by Anna Maxted
This wickedly witty and refreshingly honest follow-up to "Getting Over It" finds Natalie Miller worried that she's losing her best friend Babs to the world of marital bliss. When Natalie's world starts spiraling out of control, it's Babs who provides Natalie with the truth that only a best friend can reveal.
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Author Biography - Anna Maxted
Anna Maxted lives in London with her husband Phil and their three sons Oscar, Conrad and Casper. Anna read English at Cambridge and works as a freelance journalist. She is also the author of four international bestsellers, Getting Over It, Running in Heels, Behaving Like Adults and Being Committed.
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