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The Dark Sister
Rebecca Goldstein
With a new afterword

Library of American Fiction


"Successful blend of metaphysical suspense and
satirical comment."
Chicago Tribune

If you like the fiction of Henry James, the psychology of his brother William and have a taste for Gothic mysteries you will enjoy The Dark Sister. The novel is a curious mixture of the Victorian repressiveness about sex, intricate stories within stories, and Jewish humor.

"A wicked satire on feminist fiction."—The New York Times

"Immensely ambitious. . . . Teems with ideas and provocative suggestions."—The Washington Post

"Goldstein has cleverly constructed a highly imaginative tale."
—Publishers Weekly

Rebecca Goldstein is author of The Mind-Body Problem, The Late-Summer Passion of a Woman of Mind, Strange Attractors, and Properties of Light: A Novel of Love, Betrayal, and Quantum Physics. A MacArthur Prize Fellow, she is professor of philosophy at Trinity College.

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the cover of Dark Sister shows a painting of two sisters is a somber mood.

May 2004
LC: 2003064500 PS
288 pp.  6 x 9

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ISBN 978-0-299-19994-4
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