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The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
The Bell Jar
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780571245642 (0571245641)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Pages no: 234
Edition language: English
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Carmilla Reads
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...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 The Bell Jar
We begin with Esther Greenwood spending a summer month in New York acting as an editing intern at a fashion magazine along with a number of other young college women. Esther, it seems, is a very good student at one of the exclusive New England institutions for women. Likely, Smith College is the mod...
Silvie's bookshelf
Silvie's bookshelf rated it
4.0 The Bell Jar
great book! so sad I didn't start reading female writers sooner.
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4.0 Review: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Trigger Warning: attempted rape, numerous suicide attempts, and completed suicide I'm kicking myself for not reading this. I had such negative bias against this book, but it was wickedly funny and sharp, unromantic observances of life in 1950 (and a few that is still around in 2016). I am really g...
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