One Long Thread  by Belinda Jeffrey

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June 2012, no. 342

One Long Thread  by Belinda Jeffrey

Reviewed by
June 2012, no. 342

In Ruby Moon’s family, the colour red is associated with shame, sin, death, and – much later – love, triumph, and happiness. Creative, introverted Ruby (nicknamed ‘Button’ after swallowing one as a child) is twin to daring Sally. Ruby describes them as one moth: ‘two wings grown from the same beginning.’ Two halves, not yet formed.

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