The Ostracised Sister
The family drama of brothers and sisters at each others throats is familiar to many parents having to deal with sibling rivalries and the troubles of growing up. In a tale of the family relationships of ordinary lives on a Midlands council estate, the life story of Stella Williams is told, with all the tragedy and triumph of one whose world is not a bed of roses.Born the youngest and only girl of four children, Stellas early life is devoid of the family relationships brothers and sisters are supposed to share. Her brother Richard, jealous for attention, has a vendetta against Stella, and uses every opportunity to bully her. As the family drama unfolds, Stella moves between the Midlands and her grandmothers home in Wales, touching all the ordinary lives she meets with her positivity and charm.But growing up has done nothing to dissipate Richards jealousy. Will Stellas bright future be cut short by his vindictiveness, or will her natural resilience lead her life story onto bigger and better things?Punctuated with moments of comedy and tragedy, this gem of a novel will keep you reading until the final page.
- Paperback | 336 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 19.3mm | 576.06g
- 03 Jun 2015
- Createspace Independent Pub