The Bell Jar
Esther Greenwood is brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under—maybe for the last time. In her acclaimed and enduring masterwork, Sylvia Plath brilliantly draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that her insanity becomes palpably real, even rational—as accessible an experience as going to the movies. A deep penetration into the darkest and most harrowing corners of the human psyche, The Bell Jar is an extraordinary accomplishment and a haunting American classic.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kronomlo - LibraryThing
After reading about Sylvia Plath herself, this book comes as semi-autobiographical. It's a dark story, examining depression, self-hatred, and the inability to integrate into our flawed culture. Plath ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jenn88 - LibraryThing
I wanted to like this book because "everyone else likes it" but I didn't. I didn't get absorbed or lost in the book. It didn't leave me wanting more. It was just blah. Read full review