by Menna Van Praag
There are hundreds, possibly thousands, of Sisters Grimm on Earth.
You may well be one of them, though you might never know it. You think you’re ordinary. You never suspect that you’re stronger than you seem, braver than you feel or greater than you imagine. But I hope that by the time you finish this tale, you’ll start listening to the whispers that speak of unknown things, the signs that point in unseen directions and the nudges that suggest unimagined possibilities. I hope too that you’ll discover your own magnificence, your own magic.
A tour de force of the imagination, The Sisters Grimm tells the story of four sisters who were born to different mothers on the same day. Now young women, they neither know each other, nor the father they share, but each understands that they came into being as a result of “bright-white wishing and black-edged desire.”