The Sisters Brothers

The Sisters Brothers

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Shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Oregon, 1851. Eli and Charlie Sisters, notorious professional killers, are on their way to California to kill a man named Hermann Kermit Warm. On the way, the brothers have a series of unsettling experiences in the landscape of Gold Rush America. And they bicker a lot. Arriving in California, and discover that Warm has invented a magical formula, which could make all of them very rich. What happens next is utterly gripping, strange and sad - This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60% of the author's work and as low as 30% with characters and plotlines removed.
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Product details

  • CD-Audio | 8 pages
  • 138 x 150 x 26mm | 199.58g
  • Whole Story Audio Books
  • Rearsby, United Kingdom
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1407494171
  • 9781407494173
  • 903,972

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'... one of the most gripping and heart-wrenching stories I've heard in years'THE OBSERVER (audiobook review) 'The Sisters Brothers confirms DeWitt as one of the most talented young writers around' SUNDAY TIMES 'An unsettling, compelling and deeply strange picaresque novel ... it has much to say about the business of being human' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY
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67,917 ratings
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5 24% (16,333)
4 45% (30,395)
3 24% (16,272)
2 6% (3,840)
1 2% (1,077)
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