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The Vanishing Half — painful truths about race and skin colour in America

7 mins | Jun 21, 2020
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Brit Bennett’s novel follows black twin sisters whose fates diverge when one of them passes for white. "It seems a simple premise, almost playful; but Bennett, who took on the most delicate family secrets in her 2016 debut The Mothers, is not playing." Maria Crawford reviews The Vanishing Half for the Financial Times.

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