The Skin and Its Girl

Sarah Cypher’s first novel is a story within a story within a story, a lyrical and haunting journey through generations and across oceans.

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Review of ‘The Skin and Its Girl’

Sarah Cypher’s debut novel is as much about storytelling as it is about the characters who inhabit it. A swirling multigenerational family epic, it’s about the power that stories hold over families and whole nations, and the mysterious ways that certain indelible narratives can supplant real memories. Through an unusual structure that…

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