About this book
A moving story of twin sisters, one beautiful, the other disfigured. Published simultaneously in this young adult edition, and in an adult edition by Michael Joseph. Trapped with their loveless parents, Hepzibah and Rebecca dream of a normal life. But when one dies, the other must find a way to escape. Ages: 13+
Hephzibah - You've no idea what it's like having a freak for a sister. Rebecca Born first, Hephzi's always been the more popular one. The Father - When he was busy with his bottle we were usually safe. The Mother - Her specialist subject was misery and lessons of painful silence... Trapped with their loveless parents, they dream of a normal life.