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Flowers in the Attic I know I know this book is tawdry it's tabloidy It's the one book I secretly coveted and acuired in my tedious pre pubescent soul searching I'd lay under the covers flashlight in hand knees up to make a psuedo tent and I'd search for the dirty parts I knew there was something naughty between these pages something to be whispered and giggled about later on with my girlfriends something I didn't rightly understandI went back and read the entire Dollanganger series as an adult and yes it is tacky But it's also elegant like a beautifully written yet laughable soap opera It's pedantic yet fluid Monotone and a little stale but it works damn well And oh the melodrama And above all else these books are fascinating The series is truly epic in scale reaching back far before the children in Flowers were even born And it stretches further into their future when some of their lives have ended or been drastically alteredAndrews is relentless in her portrayal of parental indifference The mother and grandmother characters treat their progeny with such disregard and yes they do lock them in the attic for years They never get to go outside they're starved and slowly poisoned They get sick and grow weak they're bones don't grow right it's interminable And you begin to wonder Jesus Why am I reading this terrible book And then it dawned on meThe gist the grist the core of this saga is the lasting and far reaching effects of incest abuse and neglect The worst of which occurs in this first book And these things happen all the time In our world the real world all around us I think this book is important I think it tells a universal story and I was often moved by it and by the series as a whole But it made me wonder it made me wonder about the author about her story if she was raised in similar circumstances And I think that's the point because you never know you can never really know what someone else has been through where their lives took them and why they are the way they are Reread on Audio I loved the narration Have loved this book since I was a little kid Mel 🖤🐶🐺🐾 Flowers in the Attic — Wikipdia Flowers in the Attic TV Movie IMDb Based on VC Andrews' controversial cult classic novel Flowers in the Attic tells the story of the Dollanganger kids who after the unexpected death of their father are coerced to stay hidden in the attic of their ruthless grandmother Written by karink Flowers In | The Best in Flowers and Artificial Plants Funeral flowers are a time honored tradition of showing our love respect and affection both for those who have passed from this life and for those who are left behind They are meant to be a source of comfort and beauty in a dark time in a family's life and can also represent the continuation of life even though a death has touched us Funeral Wreaths One of the most popular of which is the Top Most Beautiful Flowers in The World Flower is the easiest way to show your feelings and emotions When we see 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a pest throw it in a sacrificial plant This is often accomplished with another vegetable crop such as surrounding cabbage with a trap crop or catch crop of collards to draw Benefits of Growing Flowers in your Vegetable “Flowers always make people better happier and helpful; they are sunshine food and medicine for the soul” Luther Burbank Flowers never fail to make you feel happy and we can all do with a little brightness in our day I often put a bunch of nasturtiums and herb flowers like coriander and parsley blossoms in a vase on the dining table as edible ingredients Great for digestive Same Day Flower Delivery | Interflora Australia™ Order flower delivery for all occasions from Australia's most trusted florist for local and international flower delivery Get same day flower delivery in Australia on our range of bouuets arrangements hampers from only Afterpay zipPay available What's in season — The British Flower Collective There are flowers in bloom in Britain throughout the year even in the depths of winter Like most growing living things British grown flowers are affected by the seasons the weather and other regional natural changes As a result some of the flowers listed in our seasonal guid If loving the Flowers In The Attic series is wrong then I don't want to be right No wonder this was so controversial Time has not diminished in shock factor I'll tell you that It's risue even than The Thorn Birds uintessential page turnerCannot wait to continue reading about these freaks that are the Dollangangers I read this book in grade school maybe middle school and I don't remember much except being in total awe that someone would write down such naughty things I seem to remember a scene where the grandma walks in while they're having sex and they can't stop because they are so enraptured with the experience and I remember thinking damn Sex must be awesome if it makes you lose your mind and not be able to control your senses Note to any young person that may be reading this sex is actually not so great that you couldn't stop if you're grandma walked in on you mid act so really theres no need to run out there and try it too soon and always always always use a condom and sex with a sibling may be a titilating topic as evidenced in Middlesex but in real life that's just f#^ed up With the novel that put VC Andrews on the map—and set the book reading world aflutter—this piece seeks to explore the darkest and most seedy side of familial interactions and the extend to which blood can blind when placed in front of an extreme moral code The Dollanganger family are living a wonderful life two loving parents and four well behaved children—Chris Cathy Cory and Carrie When news comes that the patriarch has died in a fiery crash changes must be made A slew of letters go out seeking assistance though the replies are slow When Mother receives word from her own parents that she and the children may come to Virginia the entire Dollanganger brood are overjoyed However there are certain stipulations As Mother was tossed out of her childhood home and disinherited she must hide the children away until she can convince her father to write her back into the will And he knows nothing of the children and can never be made aware With all four children baffled about these strict rules they are forced to accept that their mother knows best Upon arriving at this old mansion the children are introduced to their grandmother who is as steely as she was made out to be The children are locked in a room on the upper floor forced to remain uiet so as not to make their presence known to anyone Receiving food once a day these children must follow a regimen that includes highly moralistic rules and strong biblical teachings The one night they are to be stashed away becomes a week a month and then than a year Chris and Cathy mature into young adulthood and become the surrogate parents to their younger twins Trying to find a way out they discover that this prison is one worse than they could have imagined With the wickedness only increasing and their mother beginning to plot out her own life winning her parents over after a scandalous union that saw her banished fifteen years ago these children learn that they will have to fend for themselves Hormones coursing through them and blood boiling at the deception they faced it is time to take action or remain wilting flowers in this gloomy attic forever Chilling and graphic at times Andrews has me hooked and wanting to know Recommended to the reader who has heard all about these pieces or remembers them from when they were released but likely not a good book for readers who cannot stomach some odd inter familial behavioursI knew little of the book before I began reading it save that VC Andrews presented a high impact incestuous storyline throughout However as scandalous as it sounds the reader may better understand this underlying thread once they are able to explore the novel and series a little deeper The characters come to life on the page particularly the narration through the eyes of Cathy As the surrogate mother the reader is able to see her enter a forced maturity from the apple of her father’s eye to fending for herself while protecting her younger siblings Chris has the same maturation though he presents as a little standoffish before an intoxication with power which some readers may justify while others condemn strongly Other strong and supporting characters help fuel the cruel undertone of the piece including The Grandmother and the children’s mother herself giving the reader a sobering look at the extent to which some will exact their own moralistic code in order to keep some in line Other readers may see an ongoing vapidity in these two out of touch with what children need to foster strong and healthy characters The story was surely disturbing on many levels though I cannot see the extreme scandal in today’s open mined society as would have been present in the late 1970s and early 80s Surely as the book is deemed “Young Adult Horror” those who read the book at the time have grown as I have to better understand some of the literary and societal nuances not grasped at the time Not to say that this is condoned behaviour taken out of context I would like to read the rest of the series to see what is to come but must wrestle with my TBR pile in order to give it the time it deservesKudos Madam Andrews for a fabulous and surely memorable opening novel in this series I will return to see how these flowers grow and what blossoms emerge This book fulfils Topic #2Remember in the Euinox #6 Reading ChallengeLikehate the review An ever growing collection of others appears at Book for All Seasons a different sort of Book Challenge What I call a Jerry type of book Jerry Springer in the US Jeremy Kyle in the UK Sleazy incest stories where privacy has been exchanged for fame The book has much of an icky cringe factor than Jerry or Jeremy where the salacious details are part of the entertainment of fifteen minutes of the tackiest loudest and most violent people on tv I went through a Flowers in the Attic phase years ago lots of people did a guilty guilty pleasure I've gone through a Jeremy Springer one too mornings in the gym I'm just embarking on the Jeremy Kyle one He takes things seriously whereas Springer who is as disreputable as his guests is tongue in cheek Also sadly whilst the participants are eually vulgar British ones tend to be less loud and violent The producers need to learn to provoke them Read back in the 20th century Reviewed 2016 edited 2019 to bring out the sleaze factor I met a friend for drinks last night She came up and took one glance at the back cover to this book and her eyes widened No she breathed Seriously Of course she recognized it from the back She read it around seventh grade I read it around seventh grade You read it around seventh grade An entire generation has this lurking in our collective adolescenceSo that's why I re read it Okay that and I thought it was hilarious just to hold it up on the subway I wanted to know just how creepy it is To be honest I couldn't really remember nor could most other people I talked to There's a vague sense of ickiness and illicitness but that's about itHere's your answer it is very very creepy Friends there's like a whole page where VC Andrews describes a five year old's underwear in loving lavish detail Andrews is willing to eroticize anything Here's a whippingMy eyes bulged at the site of those pitiful welts on the creamy tender flesh that our father had handled with so much love and gentleness I floundered in a maelstrom of uncertainty 91Floundered In a maelstrom Of uncertaintyNot that that's what we're here to discuss though is it We're here to discuss brotherfucking I'm not gonna do a spoiler alert dude If you didn't know Flowers in the Attic is about brotherfucking you wouldn't be reading this So let's get to itAnd that is where he took me and forced in that swollen rigid male sex part of him that had to be satisfied It drove into my tight and resisting flesh which tore and bledLong strings of clouds blew across the face of the full moon so it would duck and hide then peek out again And on the roof on a night that was made for lovers we cried in each other's arms'Don't hate me Cathy please don't hate me I didn't mean to rape you I swear to God There's been many a time when I've been tempted and I was able to turn it off''I don't hate you Chrisit was my fault too' Oh yes my fault tooI shouldn't have worn skimpy little see through garments around a brother who had all a man's strong physical needsAnd all we could see in the murky gray and cold damp clouds was that single great eye of God shining up there in the moon357 359Ladies and gentlemen this was your puberty How our generation functions at all with this in our pasts is beyond meBut we do somehow and some of you now have kids of your own And you're worried about them being exposed to too much sex and creepiness on the internet Listen parents your kids are lucky They won't have to slink through library stacks looking for smut like this; they can just go check out bukkake videos on Youporn There is nothing on the internet nothing worse than this fuckin' bookAnd they'll be spared the godawful writing tooI'm not gonna give this book stars Flowers in the Attic transcends stars I hope you're happy Jayme Just because I feel like someone ought to make this list here are the books Cathy reads Something about King Arthur unclear which specific book Jude the Obscure Wuthering Heights Lorna Doone A Romance of Exmoor Little Men Jane Eyre UPDATE I've just been alerted to the existence of VC Andrews' original pitch letter Awesome UPDATE 2 It's been pointed out by no less august a publication than the New Yorker that Flowers in the Attic is not so much about brotherfucking as it is about the dangers of reading to induce brotherfucking So basically it's Don uixote With brotherfucking Thanks alert reader El Well I read this I guessStrange how my entire life people have told me it's that incest book'; imagine my surprise when I found out that no it's that rape book

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