The Less You Know the Sounder You Sleep

The Less You Know the Sounder You Sleep

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Dasha cannot imagine life without her sister. Masha is feisty and fearless. Dasha is gentle, quiet and fears everything; from the Soviet scientists who study them, to the other ‘defective’ children who bully them and the ‘healthies’ from whom they must be locked away. For the twins have been born conjoined in a society where flaws must be hidden from sight and where their inseparability is the most terrible flaw of all. Through the seismic shifts of Stalin’s communism to the beginnings of Putin’s democracy, Dasha and her irrepressible sister strive to be more than just ‘the together twins’, finding hope – and love – in the unlikeliest of places. But will their quest for shared happiness always be threatened by the differences that divide them? And can a life lived in a sister’s shadow only ever be half a life?
Publisher: London, England : 4th Estate, ©2017.
ISBN: 9780008203764
Characteristics: 439 pages :,portrait ;,22 cm.

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Nov 11, 2017

This is a fascinating book and one cannot help but come away with a great appreciation of what a handicap can mean. A greater understanding is a huge benefit of reading this well-written book which documents much of the lives of conjoined twins and the hell they went through for 53 years..

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