Flowers in the Attic

Flowers in the Attic Alternate cover edition can be found here Way upstairs there are four secrets hidden Blond beautiful innocent little secrets struggling to stay alive Flowers In the AtticThe four Dollanganger child

  • Title: Flowers in the Attic
  • Author: V.C. Andrews
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 493
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Flowers in the Attic

    Alternate cover edition can be found here Way upstairs there are four secrets hidden.Blond, beautiful, innocent little secrets, struggling to stay alive.Flowers In the AtticThe four Dollanganger children had such perfect lives a beautiful mother, a doting father, a lovely home Then Daddy was killed in a car accident, and Momma could no longer support the family So shAlternate cover edition can be found here Way upstairs there are four secrets hidden.Blond, beautiful, innocent little secrets, struggling to stay alive.Flowers In the AtticThe four Dollanganger children had such perfect lives a beautiful mother, a doting father, a lovely home Then Daddy was killed in a car accident, and Momma could no longer support the family So she began writing letters to her parents, her millionaire parents, whom the children had never heard of before.Momma tells the children all about their rich grandparents, and how Chris and Cathy and the twins will live like princes and princesses in their grandparents fancy mansion The children are only too delighted by the prospect But there are a few things that Momma hasn t told them.She hasn t told them that their grandmother considers them devil s spawn who should never have been born She hasn t told them that she has to hide them from their grandfather if she wants to inherit his fortune She hasn t told them that they are to be locked away in an abandoned wing of the house with only the dark, airless attic to play in But, Momma promises, it s only for a few days.Then the days stretch into months, and the months into years Desperately isolated, terrified of their grandmother, and increasingly convinced that their mother no longer cares about them, Chris and Cathy become all things to the twins and to each other They cling to their love as their only hope, their only strength a love that is almost stronger than death.

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    1. Stephanie

      These days, I'm always hearing people opine, "Say what you want about Harry Potter, at least it's getting kids to read." Well, you could make a very good argument that Flowers in the Attic did the same thing for a generation of pre-teen girls. When I was 12, everybody was sneaking this novel under the covers or behind their math books. I remember a girl actually got in trouble for bringing it to free reading period in English class. Seemed a little hypocritical to me, since the whole idea of a f [...]

    2. Alex

      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 adolescence.So 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 c [...]

    3. Clau R.

      No sé qué pensar, sigo un poco en shock por todo lo que se revela al final (aunque varias cosas ya me las esperaba, CORRINE ES UNA MALDITA). Ughhh, lloré demasiado con este libro, pasaron cosas muy injustas y sobre todo muy trágicas. Al final yo estaba deseando venganza igual que Cathy, espero que esa mujer a la que llaman "momma" jamás sea feliz, pues no lo merece. Al inicio Corrine sólo me parecía débil y estúpida, pero su personaje fue cayendo más y más hasta que terminé odiándol [...]

    4. Malbadeen

      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 [...]

    5. Fabian

      No wonder this was so controversial. It has not diminished in shock factor, I'll tell you that! It's more risque even than "The Thorn Birds"! Quintessential pageturner.Cannot wait to continue reading about these freaks that are the Dollangangers!!

    6. Kristin Myrtle

      I know, I know this book is tawdry, it's tabloidy. It's the one book I secretly coveted and acquired 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 understand.I went back and read the entire Dollanganger series as an adult, and yes, [...]

    7. James

      5 stars to V.C. Andrews's Flowers in the Attic. This was one of the earliest books I remember reading as a young adult. I was captivated by the relationships which is probably from where my love of reading and writing family dramas was born.As an avid genealogist, this books is ripe with analysis to understand all the connections between blood and non-blood relatives. It played to everything I found fascinating and the psychology of why people do the things they do.The subject, incest at its cor [...]

    8. Linnea

      I have this unfortunate penchant for ugly things; I buy ugly jewlery, I go out with slightly unatractive men, and I read books like this.It's awful, and yet there is something about how awful it is that made me enjoy it. I have a relationship with VC Andrews that goes way back. In my junior high days these awful books were all the rage, along with body glitter and peel off nail polish. Reading this book again was like going back to a simpler time; a time when there were no bills, no laundry and [...]

    9. Marina

      So how is perfection decided?Is it by looks?Is it by choices?Is it by God's standards?Or perhaps by the human's opinions?Do children pay for their parents' decisions?Why should they?And who in this motherf*cking universe is entitled to do just that?So here's the deal.I'm going to start with the mother of the story.She gets the honors because she's really something.So let me get this straight.You decide, after the death of your husband and your childrens'father, to grab your kids and lead and lea [...]

    10. Petra X

      What I call a Jerry type of book. Jerry Springer. Jeremy Kyle. Tacky incest stories where privacy has been exchanged for fame. The book has much more 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' [...]

    11. y.

      admit it: everyone goes through a v.c. andrews phase, devouring every word of her ghost-written books and all the anguished incest-y desires that jump off the page in horridly written prose. if jerry springer and tyra banks ever had a lovechild and turned it into text, v.c. andrews books would be it. that being said, i did enjoy the hell out of this book when i first read it, simply because it was so tawdry. im beginning to wonder when and if the hipsters will bring her back, and then it can be [...]

    12. Kristen

      I really hate this book. I also hate "Petals on The Wind", "If There Be Thorns" and "Seeds of Yesterday". I say this having just re-read each of the above 17 years after I first read them (they were heady stuff to a 12 year old), and I was appalled at the predictability of the plot, the characters, the obsession Virgina Andrews appeared to harbour for incestuous relationships.I hate the fact that characters are so stereotypically physically stunning, but must shoulder a terrible tragic burden. I [...]

    13. Sh3lly ☽ Guardian of Beautiful Squids and Lonely Moons ☽

      THERE WILL BE SPOILERSIf you haven't read this book by now, you either a) don't intend to, or b) have been imprisoned in an attic all your life. heheI read this way back when I was like 17 or 19 or something and liked it. What was I thinking?! This is GARBAGE. And it's not that the writing is garbage. The writing is actually pleasant in an accessible way. It keeps you reading and intrigued. Until nothing happens. And then nothing keeps on happening. One big thing will happen every 50 pages and t [...]

    14. Erin ☕ *Proud Book Hoarder*

      “Children are very wise intuitively; they know who loves them most, and who only pretends.”It would be an understatement to say that I was a fan of V.C. Andrews growing up. I was an "uber-fan." My sister had these books on her bed when I was in the fourth grade, and I was fascinated by the covers, the way they opened to reveal these morbid looking family photos inside the cover, and of course I loved the movie made in 80s. Now I know the movie is horrid, although the score from Christopher Y [...]

    15. Alex Farrand

      I am not going to rate this book right now. I can't say I loved this book because of the topic and the story. BUT! If I didn't feel weird, demoralized, ashamed, grossed out, and angry, then this wouldn't be a good book. V.C Andrews did great with that aspect. It is a complicated, weird mess and I can't decide what I should rate this book at this moment. Stay tuned. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update--------------------------------------------- [...]

    16. Vale

      QUE DIABLOS CON TODO ESTE LIBRO!!!! Lo leí por recomendación de Alexis y WOW dio mucho de que hablar. Lo recomiendo mucho.

    17. Sita

      I don't know why I read thisGuess I was in a mood for something really disturbingSo because there isn't much of a plot i'll give it to you, the book centers around 4 brothers and sisters – Chris, Cathy, Carrie and Cory. Carrie and Cory are twins. They all live a happy life with their parents. They are all blond and beautiful, but that all changes when their father is killed in a car crash. Their mother can't support the children, so she decides to pack them up and move in with her rich parents [...]

    18. Paul

      It's really worth 3 1/2 stars. I just can't give it 4. It was written well enough (maybe a little too simple for me). I just felt it is was very predictable and obviously setting up for a serial (with all the predictable drama of broken relationships). Just not my cup of tea as they use to say.

    19. Neva

      Oh, VC Andrews. I love how you've been dead for 20 years and somehow found the time to write 600 new books. This isn't one of those books, though. You actually wrote it! This is a magical tale of Cathy and her magical romance with her brother. Intrigued? Of course you are. It also features a money hungry mother, a crazy grandma who whips them and poisons them with arsenic, and a dead kid (died from ARSENIC poisoning! Who did THAT? Oh, right. It was the mother that poisoned them, not the grandma. [...]

    20. Dino-Jess ✮ The Book Eating Dinosaur ✮

      This creepfest was absolutely rivetting. I don't know how I missed reading this when I was younger, but wowser, thanks to the MacHalo Crew for putting it on my radar for taboo month!All the adults in this need to die in a fiery pit of doom. Self centered, pretentious and pious to a fault I want them all to die, die, die!This story is immensely readable, whilst being heartbreaking and horrible at the same time. Some of the things that happen in that attic. Eeeep!My stomach was actually upset whil [...]

    21. Alexis Ayala

      Que libro tan grotesco y emocionante. Realmente han pasado muchas cosas dentro de esta historia que movieron demasiado en mi. Enseñándome que a veces perder la esperanza no significa que no deje de existir.

    22. Anne-Marie

      I read Flowers in the Attic when I was 11 or 12 years old. I'm pretty sure the copy I had was borrowed from my BFF's older (and cooler) sister without her permission. This book was creepy and scary and erotic enough to make me feel rebellious. I knew that my parents would not want me to be reading about child abuse and incest (they wouldn't even let me watch Purple Rain on HBO, for Christ sakes!) so that made Flowers in the Attic all the more alluring. This was one of the first books of many tha [...]

    23. Debbie Petersen

      AWFUL! Juvenile writing, insane and unbelievable plot that includes a dead father, evil grandmother, murderous mother, kids forced to live in an attic, sex between siblings shown as "love".ewww, ewww, eI actually could have sworn I read this book before 1979 but that was when it was published, so that must have been the year. All of my friends were reading it on the sly, probably for the shock value.One interesting note--V C Andrews died 20 years ago, yet new books of hers continue to be publish [...]

    24. Mauoijenn ~ *Mouthy Jenn* ~

      What can I say *** (SPOILERS) ***1. Scared the crap out of me.2. I probably will never eat anything with powdered sugar on it again.3. Incest is the best, or so they say.4. I couldn't put it down!!!!!!

    25. Carolanne

      How can you not love a book about a brother and sister who have sex because they are foced to live in the attic while their grandma slowly poisions them with rat poision in doughnuts?

    26. Christy

      Okay, not able to do a full review at the moment I finished this book last night, and I can't get it out of my head. I know I want to read the second book, but I need a little time first. There were some terrible things going on, but then around 90% I kinda lost it (view spoiler)[ They killed off one of the twins??? Terrible! Then when I found out about the doughnuts ugh- got that sick to my stomach feeling. I can't believe that grandmother and mother!(hide spoiler)]Now to the grandmother (view [...]

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