The Other (New York Review Books Classics)

Holland and Niles Perry are identical thirteen-year-old twins. They are close, close enough, almost, to read each other's thoughts, but they couldn't be more different. Holland is bold and mischievous, a bad influence, while Niles is kind and eager to please, the sort of boy who makes parents proud. The Perrys live in the bucolic New more


272 pages

Average rating: 7




Community Reviews

Feb 25, 2023
7/10 stars
Thomas Tryon's novel "The Other" is a classic horror story that has endured as a popular and influential work in the genre. Tryon's writing is atmospheric and suspenseful, drawing the reader into the strange and unsettling world of the novel. He creates memorable characters, whose perspective drives much of the story. The novel is a masterful exploration of psychological horror, examining the nature of identity, family relationships, and the more

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