Middlesex: A Novel by Jeffrey Eugenides
It was 1922. Desdemona Stephanides and Lefty, her brother, were living alone in their nearly abandoned village. Their parents had been killed in the war with the Turks. These siblings, being to close to each other, then fell in love and became husband and wife.
And, the story continued to their grandchild, Calliope who had an anatomical issue. Until the age of 14 she was a girl. But, afterwards, instead of growing up into a beautiful young woman, she grew moustache.
This book shares Cal’s journey to adulthood.
Winning the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2003 and announced as the Oprah's Book Club 2007 Summer Selection, Middlesex is a must-read book.