Nina in " Talking to the Dead "
The love of the two sisters in "Talking to the Dead" of Helen Dunmore is
somehow complicated. One is three years older than the other, they play their
roles perfectly between sister and sister. When they were young, the younger one
almost obeyed whatever the older said with no objection:
"and she knelt down and puts her arms round me, mouthing over my head to our father, 'Neen wanted
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But the love in the story just flows from page to page as if a small river is going to go to the bigger river so that it can create the biggest river, the river of life which will keep flowing and never stop. I like character Nina, she is the one who reminds me I still have a family to care for.
Helen, Dunmore. Talking to the Dead. Little, Brown and Company, 1997.