Sleep, Pale Sister

  • by Joanne Harris
  • Narrated by Charles Collingwood, Judy Bennett
  • 3 hrs and 7 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Henry Chester, a domineering and puritanical Victorian artist, is in search of the perfect model. In nine-year-old Effie he finds her. Ten years later, lovely, childlike and sedated, Effie seems the ideal wife. But something inside her is about to awaken. Drawn by her lover, Mose, into a dangerous underworld of intrigue and blackmail, she meets Fanny Miller, the brothel-keeper, and her shadowy daughter, Marta, murdered ten years ago on the day of Henry's weekly visit. And as friendship becomes possession and Henry's secret past is revealed, Effie and Marta plan their revenge together.


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a different one form Joanne Harris

I wondered about this book when I first started listening, then it drew me in. I found it fascinating! Such a different type of novel to Joanne Harris's previous novels. The characters were marvelous. Well worth a read. Highly recommended!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-07-2005
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks