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The Behaviour of Moths

(2008)
(The Sister)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Costa Book Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
From her lookout on the first floor, Ginny watches and waits for her adored younger sister to return to the crumbling mansion that was once their idyllic childhood home. Vivien has not stepped foot in the house since she left, forty seven years ago; Ginny, the reclusive lepidopterist, has rarely ventured outside it. The remembrance of their youth, of loss, and of old rivalries plays across Ginny's mind. Why is Vivi coming home? Ginny has been selling off the family furniture over the years, gradually shutting off each wing of the house and retreating into the precise routines and isolation that define her days. Only the attic remains untouched. There, collected over several generations, are walls lined with pinned and preserved Bordered Beauties and Rusty Waves, Feathered Footmen and Great Brocades, Purple Cloud, Angle Shades, the Gothic and the Stranger ...

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Hardback Editions

1669 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Sister
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 0-307-26816-0 / 978-1-61688-040-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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June 2008 : Canada Hardback
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Title: The Sister
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 1-55468-034-4 / 978-1-55468-034-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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May 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Behaviour Of Moths
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 0-356-25113-6 / 978-0-356-25113-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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May 2008 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Behaviour Of Moths
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 1-84408-486-8 / 978-1-84408-486-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Sister (Large Print)
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 0-7394-9235-7 / 978-0-7394-9235-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
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Paperback Editions

October 2009 : UK Paperback

Title: The Behaviour of Moths [Braille]: Grade 2
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 1-4445-0148-8 / 978-1-4445-0148-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Royal National Institute of Blind People
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October 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Behaviour of Moths [Large Print]: 16 Point (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 1-4445-0149-6 / 978-1-4445-0149-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Royal National Institute of Blind People
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July 2009 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Sister
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 1-55468-035-2 / 978-1-55468-035-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
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July 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Sister
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 0-307-38831-X / 978-0-307-38831-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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July 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Behaviour Of Moths
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 1-84408-488-4 / 978-1-84408-488-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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November 2008 : UK Paperback

Title: The Behaviour Of Moths
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 1-84408-487-6 / 978-1-84408-487-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Behaviour of Moths
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 1-84408-512-0 / 978-1-84408-512-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd
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2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Sister
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 1-60751-293-9 / 978-1-60751-293-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
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Audio Editions

March 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Behaviour of Moths
Author(s): Poppy Adams
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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December 2008 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Behaviour of Moths (unabridged audio book)
Author(s): Poppy Adams, narrated by Sandra Duncan
ISBN: 1-4074-2893-4 / 978-1-4074-2893-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
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August 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Sister
Author(s): Poppy Adams
Publisher: Random House Audio
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June 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Sister
Author(s): Poppy Adams
ISBN: 0-7393-6673-4 / 978-0-7393-6673-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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June 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Sister: A Novel
Author(s): Juliet Mills (Narrator) Poppy Adams (Author)
ISBN: 1-4159-4965-4 / 978-1-4159-4965-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
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Kindle Editions

July 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Behaviour Of Moths
Author(s): Poppy Adams
Publisher: Virago
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June 2008 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Sister
Author(s): Poppy Adams
Publisher: Anchor
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