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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

Author Sylvia Plath

Pages 416

Publisher HarperCollins

Published Date 2003-09-23

ISBN 0060573090 9780060573096

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samantha_ulloa shared a tip "The writing in this book offers so much depth in simple terms. I have never resonated with literature so much."

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gail_cutter shared a tip "Must-read on woman’s coming of age, mental illness"

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jazmin_delgado_1395 shared a tip "Yes, I would highly recommend it :) it’s an interesting view into women’s rights during the time."

taylor_owens_2507 shared a tip "Mentally ill college woman. Relatable"

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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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daniela_medina_6275 shared a tip "I recently read a memoir called Being Lolita and I’m starting play it as it lays by Joan didion :)"

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el_baw shared a tip "#depressing and man hating!"

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tessajh17 shared a tip "yes definitely worth at least one read in your life!"

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matty_bowen shared a tip "One of my all-time favorites! I like reading mental illness related stuff but this one takes the classic prize."

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patti_azzara shared a tip "Any of her collected poems. But you have to be on a good headspace to read them"

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robyn_lopez_3093 shared a tip "This is actually the only book I've read by her :)"

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anicali shared a tip "My favorite book ever!"

jenna_p_9213 shared a tip "Liked the mental illness aspect"

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