Flowers in the Attic (Dollanganger Family 1)

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9780006159292: Flowers in the Attic (Dollanganger Family 1)

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 Times

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THIS IS THE EXTRAORDINARY NOVEL THAT HAS CAPTURED MILLIONS IN ITS SPELL!

All across America and around the world, millions of readers have been captivated by this strange, dark, terrifying tale of passion and peril in the lives of four innocent children, locked away from the world by a selfish mother.

FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC is the novel that began launched the extraordinary career of V.C. Andrews "RM", winning her an immediate and fiercely devoted worldwide following; today there are more than 85 million copies of her books in print.

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