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My Sister's Keeper!

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wendy33 Wed 18-May-05 19:27:31

I have just finished reading My Sister's Keeper. I cried for ages at the end. Has anyone else just finished reading it? No one I know has and I wanted to share thoughts!

sparklymieow Wed 18-May-05 19:32:05

loved it, cried too, Thought it was very well written in the eyes of everyone.

sammac Wed 18-May-05 19:40:25

There was a thread a while ago on this book. Lookhere I loved it too

ambrosia Wed 18-May-05 19:41:21

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wendy33 Wed 18-May-05 19:44:00

You have to read it and let me know what you thought. It is really good and an excellent twist at the end! Dont want to say too much in case I spoil it for you!
Anyone else like the twist??

sparklymieow Wed 18-May-05 19:48:32

was shocked by the twist, wasn't expecting it.....

emmatmg Wed 18-May-05 19:50:59

have it here to read next, looking forward to it.

struggling through "small island" atm, not as good as expected.

Lizzylou Thu 19-May-05 11:05:11

Sobbed at various points through the book and then wept like a baby at the end.....was not expecting the twist at all!!!!!!!
Excellent, thought provoking read!

alicemama Thu 19-May-05 11:23:08

Excellant book. Really enjoyed it, had to be the first book in a long while that I really couldn't put down. You really feel for each of the characters as you read thru and the twist at the end really was a shock. I'm another one that ended up crying!!

TwoIfBySea Thu 19-May-05 22:25:43

I bought this book because of the reviews I read on here and am so glad I did - I ended up buying another of the authors books (Plain Truth another good one!)

The twist at the end, for the first time in ages I actually cried at the end of a book. It is hard to discuss that without spoiling it for those who haven't read it.

The other parts of the book were so thought provoking. I must admit to finding Sara quite unsympathetic although I understand what drove her. It was interesting to see though how the family seemed to orbit around Kate's illness, there was nothing but that one thing holding them together while also tearing them apart.

It did raise some issues over what happens when children born for that reason grow up. How do they feel? What do they think about how they are as part of the family?

You can tell I really enjoyed it, eh?

yoyo Thu 19-May-05 22:40:31

I was taken aback by the ending but didn't cry. I particularly enjoyed the re-establishment of her relationship with her father. Most of the character development was very good I thought.

wendy33 Fri 20-May-05 21:29:58

I have started a new thread for a book club if anyone wants to join us?

wendy33 Sun 22-May-05 17:29:22

Mumsnet Book Club -

First book review will be on The Tiger's Child by Torey Hayden

Join us on the other thread if you are interested in joining us!

JustThinking Sun 29-May-05 03:47:18

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