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Esther Greenwood begins the summer with an internship at a popular women’s magazine, but her hopes for a career as a writer are dashed when she returns home to Massachusetts to discover she’s been rejected from a prestigious writing seminar. Listless and suffering from the onset of depression, Esthe

Author Sylvia Plath

Pages 272

Publisher Harper Collins

Published Date 2014-01-01

ISBN 1443428590 9781443428590

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emily_munro_2508 shared a tip "Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Sad how the author's life ended. Left me wanting more."

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carol_blakley shared a tip "A great read on a young woman's struggle with mental illness"

baileygriggs shared a tip "Such an honest and insightful read"

jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "A classic and an interesting must read which will resonate with readers in more modern times!"

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cinnamongirll shared a tip "My favourite book of all time, Sylvia Plath was incredibly talented"

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carmen_holt shared a tip "I loved the Bell Jar but I’ve recently been super into romance novels! The After Series and Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks"

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jonas_wilcox_4708 shared a tip "So good !! Plath was a treasure"

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sara_stasi shared a tip "A must read of mid-century modernism."

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nayla_turpin shared a tip "Soooo good"

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cathy_cooper shared a tip "This is the first book I ever read that talked openly about mental illness. This book save my teenage self."

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breanna_church shared a tip "Love this. How did she get inside my head. Am I the only one who thinks she was probably a lesbian?"

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kiley_southall shared a tip "4.01/5"

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tray_kenny_sinclair shared a tip "Always have this book on hand it’s helpful in dealing with mental health it and always will"

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peter_bonerz shared a tip "This book gave me depression 10/10"

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frank_khabir shared a tip "Never read this book in my life..."

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estelle_schweizer shared a tip "It's amazing. Based on Sylvia Plath's life but you have to be ok with depressing books."

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ashley_hale shared a tip "I haven’t read any of her other works, but this was a really good book. Semi autobiographical."

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solange_tadros shared a tip "Writing style is very different but descriptive. Captivated the theme throughout."

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oriana_foss shared a tip "Favorite book of all time."

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robin_mcfalls shared a tip "Ha! It didn't show up at first so I didn't think it posted. Sorry!"

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grace_tanner shared a tip "I love this book so much has helped me feel less alone with my depression"

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paigef shared a tip "really good story, amazing writing style"

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kushwitch shared a tip "a fast, ensconcing read. real, poignant, and quick witted."

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godhuli_bhattacharya shared a tip "I’m currently reading The Nickel Boys. How about you?"

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aimee_scott shared a tip "Its amazing!!!"

adina_degaetano shared a tip "My favorite book in the world, I have a tattoo inspired by it. Can be dark but so important to read"

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yasmin_popoola shared a tip "The style it was written in is just so intimate, I felt extremely emotionally attached to Esther by the end"

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