Part of the VMC series
Though she wounded me beyond pain, I too inflicted deep hurt.
Not born to murder her, still I sought to break her ...Her name was Elizabeth Ashbridge. And I even envied her that.' Sin is about a woman possessed by an obsessive envy, a woman who will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
Sin, from the author of the bestselling Damage, now takes its proper place as a Virago Modern Classic. 'Stripped down to a single, inexorable storyline that centres on the destructive power of passion.
As in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, innocence and virtue are cruelly and deliberately betrayed, as the reader looks on with mingled shock and fascination ...a tour de force' New York Times
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/12/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781844087174
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Review by rainpebble
This book wasn't as good as Hart's Damage. It is the story of two sisters. One, Ruth, an actual birth daughter and the other, Elizabeth, her cousin, whose parents were killed in an accident. Ruth grows up hating Elizabeth but hiding it for the most part. Elizabeth is the total opposite. She is very flexible and does whatever she can to create a smooth life for the family. Even into and through their adulthood Ruth hates Elizabeth and it seems that she is constantly thinking about how she can hurt Elizabeth. This one is a train wreck also but I didn't think it was done as well.I don't think I can sincerely recommend this one and I find that very disappointing as Damage and Sin were just published by Virago Press in 2011. I find it quite sad that today the works they are publishing (or some of them) are quite inferior to what they published back in the day.