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Title: Zzz_Withdrawn_Alva and Irva
Authors: Carey, Edward
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 214
Year: 2004
Language: English
Description: Alva and Irva Dapps are identical twin sisters who live in the imaginary city of Entralla. Alva, the novel's narrator, is an explorer who longs to travel the world. Irva is a recluse. Yet, the twins cannot survive without one another. Together, they build a model of the city on a scale that might accommodate the desires of both sisters, and comes to serve Entralla in a way its creators never imagined.

Comments from Groups:

Most people found it hard to get into but once they persevered thought it was worth reading. Dunedin 066

Very interesting, quirky book. Half the group enjoyed it, the other half didn't. Dunedin 043

Clever, quirky, odd and readable. Enjoyed author's rather unique style of storytelling. Auckland 210

This book divided our group. Important to have the choice of quirky books like this. It was worth it in the end. Otaki 001

Categories: Fiction, Relationships

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