Julia and Valentina are mirror twins whose internal organs are reflected images of each other. Their identities hopelessly entangled, bored and listless, they leave America for England. Living in their deceased Aunt’s flat, the girls claim an inheritance they weren’t expecting: They find separate lives.
This fast-paced novel has a Gothic feel, and is full of unexpected twists. This is a mesmerizing mystery, a humorous and disturbing family history, and a haunting anti-fairy tale.