The Bell Jar chronicles the breakdown of the brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful Esther Greenwood, a woman slowly going under -- maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's demise with such intensity that the character's insanity becomes com
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brooklyn_fallstone shared a tip "A classic. A bit dark at times, but only in a true to life sense. A necessary read, I believe."
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