Download e-book for iPad: Brothers and Sisters by Charlotte Wood

By Charlotte Wood

ISBN-10: 174175822X

ISBN-13: 9781741758221

Show description

Read or Download Brothers and Sisters PDF

Similar humor & satire books

The Losers Club: Complete Restored Edition! by Richard Perez PDF

Set in downtown big apple urban, THE LOSERS' membership tells the tale of Martin Sierra, an unfortunate author hooked on the personals. His trip brings us into the East Village, pre-9/11--and in touch with Nikki, his dream lady, who continues to be unimaginable romantically but turns into his good friend and confidant in the course of his illuminating misadventures.

Pilgrimages by Richard W. Barber PDF

Pilgrimage, the adventure to a far off sacred target, is located in the entire nice religions of the area. it's a trip either outwards to hallowed locations and inwards to religious development; it could exhibit penance for previous evils, or the quest for destiny sturdy; the pilgrim might pursue non secular ecstasy within the sacred websites of a specific religion, or search a miracle throughout the medium of god or saint.

Additional info for Brothers and Sisters

Example text

It sounded like an early midlife crisis to me, a middle-class cliché, but at this stage Liz was phoning me in tears every night with news of Anthony’s latest New Age transgression. ‘He’s killing me. I don’t understand him anymore. He’s acting all superior to everyone, angry and touchy-feely at the same time. ’ I heard deep raspy breaths; she was drawing heavily on a cigarette and even over the phone she sounded old and needy. I pictured the almost-empty bottle of white wine close by. ’ she went on.

And for a few years we were still sort of numb, and kept to ourselves while Dad grieved alone and left us to our own devices. Then, as a widowed parent herself— after his death five years later—she’d always been amiably haphazard and not the least bit maternal. I think that’s why we didn’t overly resent her when we were younger: she wasn’t vying for our love. Sally and I had each other and it suited us that she was affectionately distant, not in competition with our mother over anything, and allowed our sad reverence for her to remain undisturbed.

I watched him go, just as grimly. The sea breeze had finally arrived, sweeping through the peppermint trees, and snappy little waves began breaking on the shore. I followed him but I wasn’t going to stop him. Surely this tantrum would soon play itself out. Indeed, the bag must have become heavy because he had to haul it the last few metres across the sand and onto the jetty. Brushing aside skylarking wet children, curious onlookers, he dragged it the length of the jetty until he came to a pontoon just above the deep water.

Download PDF sample

Brothers and Sisters by Charlotte Wood


by Joseph
4.3

Rated 4.14 of 5 – based on 19 votes