Mirror Image

Mirror Image

Danielle Steel

to examine one was once to work out the opposite. For relations, even the ladies' personal father, it was once a relentless guessing online game. For strangers, the shock was once overwhelming. And for the twins Olivia and Victoria Henderson, extraordinary younger ladies coming of age on the flip of the century, their bond was once mysterious, superb, and sometimes playful--a mystery realm purely they inhabited.

Olivia and Victoria have been the liked daughters of a guy who by no means totally recovered from his wife's dying bearing them in 1893. Shy, critical Olivia, born 11 mins ahead of her sister, had taken over the position of mom of their lush ny property, coping with not just a loved ones yet her rebellious twin's flights of fancy. Free-spirited Victoria desired to swap the realm. She embraced the women's suffrage circulation and dreamed of cruising to war-torn Europe. Then, within the women' twenty-first 12 months, because the first international conflict escalated in a foreign country, a fateful selection replaced their lives forever.

It begun whilst Victoria's lifestyles used to be approximately to turn into a public scandal. It resulted in a painful choice, and taken good-looking legal professional Charles Dawson into the Henderson's lifestyles and relations. Hand-picked by means of the twins' father to save lots of his daughter's recognition, Charles was once nonetheless mourning his wife's loss of life aboard the large, suffering to elevate his 9 year-old son on my own, decided by no means to lose his middle back. Charles desired to think that, for the sake of his son, he can make an undesirable marriage paintings. yet in an act of deception that in simple terms Olivia and Victoria may possibly deal with, the twins took an irrevocable step, which replaced either their lives endlessly; and took one of many twins to the battlefields of France, the opposite right into a marriage she longed for yet couldn't have.

From new york society to the trenches of war-ravaged France, Mirror Image strikes elegantly and dramatically via a wealthy and afflicted period. With startling perception, Danielle metal explores women's offerings: among domestic and event, among the affection for relations and the fervour for a reason, among sacrifice and wish. yet on the center of Mirror Image is an interesting, reasonable portrait of exact twins, tremendously varied sisters who lead their lives and stick with their destinies opposed to a shiny backdrop of a global at battle.

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