The Sisters Brothers, CD-Audio
3 out of 5 (1 rating)


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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A strangely formal story about two brothers, Eli and Charlie Sisters, who are hired killers embarking on yet another murderous job during the California Gold Rush. As they head toward their target, a number of strange events causes Eli to question their lifestyle. But he's devoted to Charlie, even if he does not particularly like him all the time. Charlie is more proud, greedy, and blood thirsty than Eli. Will he ever abandon this way of life? And, if not, does Eli have the courage to leave him and start over? An unusual story with cinematic flair, along the lines of a Coen brothers or Quentin Tarantino movie.

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