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The Bell Jar: A Novel - Sylvia Plath, Frances Monson McCullough
The Bell Jar: A Novel
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A Special Hardcover Edition toCommemorate the Fiftieth Anniversaryof the Publication ofSylvia Plath's Remarkable NovelSylvia Plath 'ssh ocking , realisti c, andintensel y em oti onal novelabout a woman falling intothe grip of insanityEsther Greenwood is brilliant, beautiful,enormously talented,... show more
A Special Hardcover Edition toCommemorate the Fiftieth Anniversaryof the Publication ofSylvia Plath's Remarkable NovelSylvia Plath 'ssh ocking , realisti c, andintensel y em oti onal novelabout a woman falling intothe grip of insanityEsther Greenwood is brilliant, beautiful,enormously talented, and successful,but slowly going under—maybefor the last time. In her acclaimed and enduringmasterwork, Sylvia Plath brilliantlydraws the reader into Esther's breakdownwith such intensity that her insanity becomespalpably real, even rational—as accessible anexperience as going to the movies. A deeppenetration into the darkest and most harrowingcorners of the human psyche, The BellJar is an extraordinary accomplishment and ahaunting American classic.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780060174903 (0060174900)
ASIN: 60174900
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 296
Edition language: English
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5.0 The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
I read The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath to complete my 2015 special reading challenge for a book written by someone under the age thirty when it was written. It is an intense novel and one that seems hellish upon review. I gave this book five stars. It has a sharp hook in the beginning. I could relate...
Injoy's Blogs + Book Reviews
Injoy's Blogs + Book Reviews rated it
5.0 The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
I read The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath to complete my 2015 special reading challenge for a book written by someone under the age thirty when it was written. It is an intense novel and one that seems hellish upon review. I gave this book five stars. It has a sharp hook in the beginning. I could relate...
Injoy's Blogs + Book Reviews
Injoy's Blogs + Book Reviews rated it
5.0 The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
I read The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath to complete my 2015 special reading challenge for a book written by someone under the age thirty when it was written. It is an intense novel and one that seems hellish upon review. I gave this book five stars. It has a sharp hook in the beginning. I could relate...
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Carmilla Reads rated it
5.0 Beautiful and poignant
Esther is a young woman, a high achiever, who is crippled by the number of choices she feels are available to her. She is unable to commit to any single branch of possibility for fear that in specialising she loses the chance to explore other avenues. She admits that given the choice to live in the ...
runner
runner rated it
4.0 Slipping into depression
The story of Ester Greenwood is the story of a young girl trying to find her place in life. She wins a scholarship to work at a fashion magazine in New York and strives to live the perfect life with perfect friends, perfect career aspirations, perfect looks, and a I want it all now mentality. But ru...
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