Petals on the Wind
For Carrie, Chris and Cathy the attic was a dark horror that would not leave their minds. Of course mother had to pretend they didn't exist and grandmother was convinced they had the devil in them. But that wasn't their fault. Was it? Cathy knew what to do. She knew it was time to show her... show more
For Carrie, Chris and Cathy the attic was a dark horror that would not leave their minds. Of course mother had to pretend they didn't exist and grandmother was convinced they had the devil in them. But that wasn't their fault. Was it? Cathy knew what to do. She knew it was time to show her mother and grandmother that the pain and terror of the attic could not be forgotten...Show them. Show them -- once and for all.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 28th 1990
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 439
Edition language: English
Series: Dollanganger (#2)
Sadly, this wasn't the first VCA book I ever read (I started off with the Cutler family series) but when I finally got around to Flowers in the Attic, I was not disappointed. It is easily one of the best books I have ever read. The drama, the intrigue, the suspense... I have read this book several t...
This book was horrible, I'm actually appalled at how highly rated this trainwreck of a sequel is. You'd assume in a book full of characters I'd have felt an attachment to more than just Carrie. I believe in a way that's the main reason I pushed through this crap. I had to know what happened to th...
I guess I liked this book as a preteen. I kinda vaguely remembered parts of it. I actually really liked the remake lifetime movies they made recently too. This book as an adult though not so much. It's just ugh so bad in so many ways. The Sexism, the narcissism, the redundancy.
Holy guacamole.I gave four stars to Flowers in the Attic, because apparently I'm shallow and weird. So it was kind of a relief to find myself thinking "This is OFFENSIVELY bad" on a regular basis as I read the sequel. (It only earns two stars because of the ending -- see below.)How offensive?Let's s...
Book two is even more sketchy and creepy than book 1! Cathy starts having sex with Paul who is her GUARDIAN, who's last wife went insane, killed their son, and is in a mental institution. And then she marries that cocky dancer, Julian who abuses her and eventually commits suicide because he couldn't...