Flowers in the Attic

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  • Paperback
  • 416 pages
  • Flowers in the Attic
  • V.C. Andrews
  • English
  • 11 May 2018
  • 198210810X

About the Author: V.C. Andrews

Books published under the following names Virginia Andrews, V Andrews, Virginia C Andrews V.C Endrius Books since her death ghost written by Andrew Neiderman, but still attributed to the V.C Andrews nameVirginia Cleo Andrews born Cleo Virginia Andrews was born June 6, 1923 in Portsmouth, Virginia The youngest child and the only daughter of William Henry Andrews, a career navy man who opened a tool and die business after retirement, and Lillian Lilnora Parker Andrews, a telephone operator She spent her happy childhood years in Portsmouth, Virginia, living briefly in Rochester, New York The Andrews family returned to Portsmouth while Virginia was in high school.While a teenager, Virginia suffered a tragic accident, falling down the stairs at her school and incurred severe back injuries Arthritis and a failed spinal surgical procedure forced her to spend most of her life on crutches or in a wheelchair.Virginia excelled in school and, at fifteen, won a scholarship for writing a parody of Tennyson s Idylls of the King She proudly earned her diploma from Woodrow Wilson High School in Portsmouth After graduation, she nurtured her artistic talent by completing a four year correspondence art course while living at home with her family.After William Andrews died in the late 1960s, Virginia helped to support herself and her mother through her extremely successful career as a commercial artist, portrait painter, and fashion illustrator.Frustrated with the lack of creative satisfaction that her work provided, Virginia sought creative release through writing, which she did in secret In 1972, she completed her first novel, The Gods of the Green Mountain sic , a science fantasy story It was never published Between 1972 and 1979, she wrote nine novels and twenty short stories, of which only one was published I Slept with My Uncle on My Wedding Night , a short fiction piece, was published in a pulp confession magazine.Promise gleamed over the horizon for Virginia when she submitted a 290,000 word novel, The Obsessed, to a publishing company She was told that the story had potential, but needed to be trimmed and spiced up a bit She drafted a new outline in a single night and added unspeakable things my mother didn t want me to write about The ninety eight page revision was re titled Flowers in the Attic and she was paid a 7,500 advance Her new generation Gothic novel reached the bestseller lists a mere two weeks after its 1979 paperback publication by Pocket Books Petals on the Wind, her sequel to Flowers, was published the next year, earning Virginia a 35,000 advance The second book remained on the New York Times bestseller list for an unbelievable nineteen weeks Flowers also returned to the list These first two novels alone sold over seven million copies in only two years The third novel of the Dollanganger series, If There Be Thorns, was released in 1981, bringing Virginia a 75,000 advance It reached No 2 on many bestseller lists within its first two weeks.Taking a break from the chronicles of Chris and Cathy Dollanganger, Virginia published her one, and only, stand alone novel, My Sweet Audrina, in 1982 The book welcomed an immediate success, topping the sales figures of her previous novels Two years later, a fourth Dollanganger novel was released, Seeds of Yesterday According to the New York Times, Seeds was the best selling fiction paperback novel of 1984 Also in 1984, V.C Andrews was named Professional Woman of the Year by the city of Norfolk, Virginia.Upon Andrews s death in 1986, two final novels Garden of Shadows and Fallen Hearts were published These two novels are considered the last to bear the V.C Andrews name and to be almost completely written by


Flowers in the AtticCelebrate the fortieth anniversary of the enduring gothic masterpiece Flowers in the Attic the unforgettable forbidden love story that earned V.C Andrews a fiercely devoted fan base and became an international cult classic At the top of the stairs there are four secrets hidden blond, innocent, and fighting for their livesThey were a perfect and beautiful family until a heartbreaking tragedy shattered their happiness Now, for the sake of an inheritance that will ensure their future, the children must be hidden away out of sight, as if they never existed They are kept in the attic of their grandmother s labyrinthine mansion, isolated and alone As the visits from their seemingly unconcerned mother slowly dwindle, the four children grow ever closer and depend upon one another to survive both this cramped world and their cruel grandmother A suspenseful and thrilling tale of family, greed, murder, and forbidden love, Flowers in the Attic is the unputdownable first novel of the epic Dollanganger family saga The Dollanganger series includes Flowers in the Attic, Petals in the Wind, If There Be Thorns, Seeds of Yesterday, Garden of Shadows, Beneath the Attic, andOut of the Attic Free Read [ Flowers in the Attic ] by [ V.C. Andrews ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – passionbusiness.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Flowers in the Attic

  1. Stephanie says:

    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 free reading 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 ver...

  2. Alex says:

    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 kno 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 ent...

  3. Kate says:

    If loving the Flowers In The Attic series is wrong, then I don t want to be right.

  4. Malbadeen says:

    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 an...

  5. Fabian says:

    No wonder this was so controversial It has not diminished in shock factor, I ll tell you that It srisque even than The Thorn Birds Quintessential page turner.Cannot wait to continue reading about these freaks that are the Dollangangers

  6. Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin says:

    Have loved this book since I was a little kid Mel

  7. Petra-XoPlanet says:

    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 muchof 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, mo What I call a Jerry type of book Jerry Springer in the US Jeremy Kyle in the UK Sleazy incest stories where privacy ha...

  8. Matt says:

    With the novel that put V.C 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 With the novel that put V.C 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 c...

  9. Kristin Myrtle says:

    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 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 a...

  10. Alex says:

    Whoa, what did I just read Freud would have a field day with this one