By Jane Fallon
In terms of genes life's a lottery . . . As Abi may the 1st to understand. She has spent her lifestyles within the shadow of her stunningly attractive, glamorous older sister Cleo. Headhunted as version while she was once 16, Cleo has been all yet misplaced to Abi for the final two decades, with just a fleeting stopover at or short e-mail to attach them. So while Abi is invited to spend the summer season in Cleo's huge London domestic along with her sister's excellent kinfolk, she can't carry herself to decline. regardless of critical misgivings. probably Cleo is eventually as willing as Abi to regain the closeness they shared of their early life? yet Abi is in for a surprise. quickly she is left taking good care of her younger, bored and intensely spoilt nieces and good-looking, unsatisfied brother-in-law - whereas Cleo it seems that has different issues on her brain. As Abi strikes into her sister's existence, a cuckoo within the nest, she wrestles with uncomfortable emotions. may perhaps having good looks, wealth and status bring about extra sadness than no longer having them? Who within the relations particularly is the grotesque sister?
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In terms of genes life's a lottery . . . As Abi could the 1st to grasp. She has spent her existence within the shadow of her stunningly appealing, glamorous older sister Cleo. Headhunted as version whilst she used to be 16, Cleo has been all yet misplaced to Abi for the final 20 years, with just a fleeting stopover at or short e mail to attach them.
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