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Flowers in the Attic Mass Market Paperback – Dec 1997

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  • Mass Market Paperback: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Pocket Books (Mm) (December 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0671019449
  • ISBN-13: 978-0671019440
  • Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 10.8 x 18.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 204 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 314 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,415,613 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'An artfully twisted modern fairytale' The Times Magazine 'Beautifully written, macabre and thoroughly nasty... it is evocative of the nasty fairy tales like Little Red Riding Hood and The Babes in the Wood, with a bit of Victorian Gothic thrown in. ... What does shine through is her ability to see the world through a child's eyes' Daily Express 'Makes horror irresistible' Glasgow Sunday Mail 'A gruesome saga... the storyline is compelling, many millions have no wish to put this down' Ms London 'There is strength in her books - the bizarre plots matched with the pathos of the entrapped' The Times --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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All across America and around the world, millions of readers have been captivated by this strange, dark, terrifying tale of passion and peril in the lives of four innocent children, locked away from the world by a selfish mother.

FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC is the novel that began launched the extraordinary career of V.C. Andrews "RM", winning her an immediate and fiercely devoted worldwide following; today there are more than 85 million copies of her books in print. --This text refers to an alternate Mass Market Paperback edition.

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There isnt a book out there quite like this one! Flowers in the Attic is a dark, horrifying and mysterious book about four children locked away in a secret room while the await their mother's re-inheritance. These are normal children growing up in highly unusual and horrible circumstances. Although quite a bizzare novel, it deals with many real life conflicts and feelings such as love, incest,jealousy, and especially greed. The mystery of this book will keep you turning pages all night long; when you finish you'll be dying for more, so dont forget to check out the sequals!
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By A Customer on May 19 2004
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This book is the best one I have read in ages! Four childeren (Christopher, Cathrine, Cory, and Carrie) are locked away by their selfish mother when their father dies of a hit and run accident. The mother writes a letter to her mother and father, and is excepted back at Foxworth Hall. When she told her childeren that they will be locked in the north wing until their selfish grandfather dies, they agreed to be loyal. Their evil grandmother has too many rules for the childeren to follow. But the attic is their sancutary to them. For Cathy has always wanted to be a dancer and Chris a doctor. Their mother spoils them, and keeps their hopes up by saying soon your grandfather will die and you will be free. But soon the childeren grow more and more mature, and the mother buys them little things still, and Cathy is horrified. Then one night the grandmother does something terrible, and mean to Cathy. For she is jealous of Cathy's beauty! Soon the childeren find ways of keeping themsleves busy, like cutting and a making a garden in the attic! They do some very sinful things, and disobey the grandmother. Their mother soon starts seeing another man by the name of Bart. They get to see their grandfather at the Christmas ball... This is a very exciting book, and will keep you reading until the end! The seires along with this excite you too! Start the horror by reading Flowers In The Attic...
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this book moved me from start to finish. Heavy issues are doubt with openly in the book which did shock me a little and i am glad that the author touched many subjects in which we do not openly talk about in life. The realism of the plot is errie which added to the suspense.
And after reading the book i took great pity on chris and cathy feeling that i had connected with these characters.
i do feel that christopher genuingly fell in love with cathy obviously this love was spurred on by the constant separation from the outside world and girls his age. But in the end i feel he could not help falling in love with her as in that attic they had bonded so close that it grew to the bond of 2 lovers.
Dispite the fact they were brother and sister i felt content with their relationship as i read the book. It just proves that love is the strangest thing in the world....
Great read ! if not disturbing i would advise people of only a mature age to read this book as the issues may be hard to understand at first.
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By A Customer on July 12 2003
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Rumour has it this book is based on true facts. If such is the case, then it shows the worst side of our nature and how when money enters the picture, it can cloud what was in the beginning a good intention. Narrated by Cathy Dollanganger, the novel is tells the story of four beautiful children who were locked in the attic by their mother. After the death of her father, her mother possessing no skills and no means by which to support the family is forced to turn back to her grandparents who disowned her mother for marrying her half brother. She is accepted, but under one condition, her grandfather must never know about the four of them. In the beginning the plan was that her mother would use her beauty, and winsome charm on the grandfather so he would accept Cathy, her brother and the twins. In the beginning, Cathy says they believed her. As time flew past, frustration set in and finally a loss of hope and faith. Their lives, how they coped, managed in the attic is narrated well by Cathy and through her eyes. Emotions are described well enough that you feel them and can identify with the characters, an essential if the book is to be a good read.
It is another one of those books that is disturbing, but makes a good read nevertheless.
A note however, to those of you who think that the rest of the books in this series would make a good read, you're mistaken. This is the only book in the series that's worthy of mentioning nevermind reading.
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Twenty years ago my 12 year old self was searching for something to read. My mother had a collection of V.C. Andrews, I think just the Dollanganger and Casteel series and these fascinated me because of their covers, with the old step back pictures in them. I choose to read Flowers in the Attic, having convinced my parents to let me watch the movie (1987 version nothing like the book at all) and I was enthralled and re read it several times over the next couple of years. I remember being the only one of my friends who had read it. My best friend was quite shocked when she read over the grandmother's list of rules, I think it might have traumatized her. Unlike most people, back then the incest and sexual tension went right over my head, in fact I barely remembered it being there. Only the abuse they suffered stuck in my head. It had been many years since I read Flowers in the Attic but with the remake of the movie and the sequel Petals on the Wind I couldn't resist and wondered if the book would still hold up as the amazing read I remember when I was young. Surprisingly it did hold up, I still found the story quite gripping and riveting, even though I knew exactly what would happen next, I still felt the drama and suspense of the each moment, however I did look at some things in a different light. I noticed the incest, the sexual tension. I mean the two older children not only were checking each other out, but also their parents, that was disturbing. The writing was at times overly flowery, and the hair issue was an annoyance. Really your hair or food? You do know hair grows back right? Besides who's going to see it you're locked in an attic.Read more ›
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