Top 10 books about twins

Given by The Guardian

10 obres 95,246 Llibres 2,338 Ressenyes 4.2

I am not a twin, but as a child I had an imaginary twin sister who would accompany me everywhere and agree with everything I said. Of course, I can see my naivety now: I had conflated “twin” with

mostra'n més “ideal friend”, another version of yourself who is perfectly in harmony with you. But sibling relationships are rarely straightforward, and twins aren’t magically protected from the tensions created by weird family dynamics, clashing personalities and too much time spent in close proximity with each other.

When a twin relationship deteriorates, the breakdown can feel all the more marked because there was a greater expectation of closeness in the first place. [...]

Below are my picks for the most interesting twins in literature. Some display the closeness we might expect, but others are (perhaps more interestingly) beset by mutual resentment and distrust.

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Year Awarded:
2022
ObraEtiqueta d'ordenació
Holy Bible (1) de Unknown
Esau and Jacob
1
Beside Myself (2016) de Ann Morgan
Helen and Ellie
2
Joc de trons (1996) de George R. R. Martin
Cersei and Jaime Lannister in The Song of Ice and Fire novels
3
El déu de les coses petites (1997) de Arundhati Roy
Rahel and Esthappen
4
The Vanishing Half (2020) de Brit Bennett
Desiree and Stella
5
A través de l'espill (1871) de Lewis Carroll
Tweedledum and Tweedledee
6
Home Fire (2017) de Kamila Shamsie
Aneeka and Parvaiz
7
Nit de Reis (1601) de William Shakespeare
Viola and Sebastian
8
Hamnet (2020) de Maggie O'Farrell
Hamnet and Judith
9
Wise Children (1991) de Angela Carter
Dora and Nora
10

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