The novel that launched Virginia Andrews’ superselling career: the tale of four children locked in an attic by their once-loving mother…
It was a game of happy families.
The four children lived such perfect lives in such a happy, golden family.
It was a game of hide and seek.
Their father died suddenly. The children now lived alone, hidden in the airless attic.
It was a case of tender, loving murder.
Their mother promised that they would stay only long enough to inherit her family’s fortune. But gradually she forgot how much she adored those children.
Millions of readers have been enthralled by this gripping story of a family’s betrayal and heartbreak, love and revenge – which then sows the seeds for the future.
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‘Beautifully written, macabre and thoroughly nasty… it is evocative of the nasty fairy tales like Little Red Riding Hood and The Babes in the Wood, with a bit of Victorian Gothic thrown in. … What does shine through is her ability to see the world through a child’s eyes’ Daily Express
‘Makes horror irresistible’ Glasgow Sunday Mail
‘A gruesome saga… the storyline is compelling, many millions have no wish to put this down’ Ms London
‘There is strength in her books – the bizarre plots matched with the pathos of the entrapped’ The TimesAbout the Author:
Virginia Andrews lived in Norfolk, Virginia, studied art and worked as a fashion illustrator, commercial artist and portrait painter. Flowers in the Attic, based on a true story, was her first novel. It became an immediate bestseller on both sides of the Atlantic when it was first published in 1979. Virginia Andrews died in 1986, leaving a considerable amount of unpublished work.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ABC651446
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