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London: Penguin, ,l Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, Todorov, Tzvetan. Joss and Bethany read a news article about a man named Van Dyne who was imprisoned for stealing money. His company was involved in cloning.

Bethany recognizes the name of one of the fictitious employees through whom he supposedly filtered funds as an alias Dad had used. Bethany's parents secretly return to town, but Van Dyne discovers them.

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The truth is revealed, that Van Dyne had paid Bethany's father to clone him. Now that Van Dyne is out of prison, he is searching for the version of him Dad had supposedly made. In fact, Dad had never made a Van Dyne clone but had taken the money to clone Elizabeth instead. The epilogue reveals that Bethany's parents are able to stay with her. Dad returns all of Van Dyne's money.

Van Dyne has long talks with Joss; she says he is such a lonely man, he thought no one but his own clone could ever love him. He changes his ways and becomes a philanthropist. Bethany continues to learn who she is, apart from Elizabeth, and discover she is valued as an individual by her family. Characters[ edit ] 'Bethany Cole - The protagonist of the novel, Bethany is 12 years old at the beginning of the novel.

She has hazel eyes and blonde hair.

She is Elizabeth's younger sister and clone , and the daughter of Walter and Hillary. She is an amazing swimmer, and she wears glasses. The last name changed from Krull to Cole, to help conceal her identity from the antagonist, Dalton Van Dyne.

When her parents leave her at Myrlie's home, she learns about Elizabeth's existence and eventually realizes that she is her clone, explaining why her parents were overprotective and knew everything about her. Her birthday is Nov 2.

Myrlie Wilker - Myrlie is Bethany's maternal aunt and Joss's mother. Because she is a kindergarten teacher, Bethany is left at her house at the beginning of the novel. Her husband was also killed in the car accident that killed Elizabeth Krull. She is, to Bethany's confusion, shocked when her niece wants to go swimming because Elizabeth hated swimming.

Reviewed by: In Myrlie's small town, the distraught twelve-year-old finds more discomfiting surprises: Aunt Myrlie finally reveals to Bethany that Elizabeth was Bethany's parents' first daughter, who died at thirteen before Bethany was born; Bethany then uncovers the more startling truth that her grieving parents cloned Bethany from Elizabeth's cells, and that they apparently defrauded a shady corporate CEO in the process.

The commonness of asexual reproductive technology even now, let alone in the next-decade future wherein the book is set, makes Bethany's visceral horror and her parents' secrecy about her sister's existence a little forced since Bethany apparently came from a donor egg, she's not even, with her differing mitochondrial DNA, as exact a copy as a frozen-embryo twin would have been , but the book is less about the technicalities than notions of identity and the pleasures of suspense.

On those it delivers, capturing vividly the distressed confusion of a kid whose world has disintegrated virtually overnight, and cleverly upping the ante of adolescent questioning of selfhood with a high-stakes problem of differentiation as Bethany struggles with the fact that she's essentially an attempt at reanimation.

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Readers will empathize with Bethany's determination to discover her family's secrets and to define herself even as they're glad they're not in her position. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.That would be hypocrisy. This type of role is close to the definition of social roles, which means that a person from a certain social class will usually act, behave and talk according to the rules of this class.

The pretence of his character Bunbury seems to be the most normal thing in his life, there are no signs of guilty conscience. On those it delivers, capturing vividly the distressed confusion of a kid whose world has disintegrated virtually overnight, and cleverly upping the ante of adolescent questioning of selfhood with a high-stakes problem of differentiation as Bethany struggles with the fact that she's essentially an attempt at reanimation.

The commonness of asexual reproductive technology even now, let alone in the next-decade future wherein the book is set, makes Bethany's visceral horror and her parents' secrecy about her sister's existence a little forced since Bethany apparently came from a donor egg, she's not even, with her differing mitochondrial DNA, as exact a copy as a frozen-embryo twin would have been , but the book is less about the technicalities than notions of identity and the pleasures of suspense.

He hints at this idea himself when he wonders if he had remembered to take them 9. Lots of people die of apoplexy, quite suddenly, don't they? Contact Contact Us Help. Bethany's overprotective parents have never even left her with a babysitter, so she feels abandoned as well as stunned when she's suddenly dragged across country to the home of her aunt Myrlie, who has never even been mentioned to her before, and left there by her clearly frightened parents. I have invented an invaluable permanent invalid called Bunbury, in order that I may be able to go down into the country whenever I choose.

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