The Sisters Mortland

Title The Sisters Mortland
Names Beauman, Sally.
Book Number LP019040
Title Status Active
Medium Large Print
Annotation powerful and haunting story about three sisters and the tragedy that becomes the center of their lives from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Sally Beauman.Summer 1967: In the heart of rural Suffolk, 13-year-old Maisie is at her decaying family home, a former medieval abbey. As an artist paints a portrait of Maisie and her older sisters, arrogant, beautiful Julia and brilliant, bookish Finn, Maisie embarks upon a portrait of her own: an account of her troubled family and her village friend Daniel. Before the summer is through, an accident will have befallen the family-one which changes their lives irrevocably for the worse.Winter 1991: As the now-famous portrait of the Mortland sisters is being featured in a huge exhibition, Daniel seeks to free himself of his obsession with these women by unraveling the secrets of that fateful summer. Readers will be transported, fascinated, and have their hearts broken by this page-turning novel of a most extraordinary family.
Series Thorndike Press large print core
Local Subject Large print fiction - LPF
General Fiction - GFI
Romance - ROM
Suspense - SUS
Historical Fiction - HIF
Foreign Setting - FS
Family Story (Single Generation) - FST
Psychology PSY - PSY
LC Subject Young women - Fiction
Country homes - Fiction
Portrait painting - Fiction
Life change events - Fiction
Sisters - Fiction
Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Large type books
England - Fiction
Language English
Released 2006
Publication Info Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2006
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