The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

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Introducing the Collins Modern Classics, a series featuring some of the most significant books of recent times, books that shed light on the human experience ?_" classics which will endure for generations to come. That girl didn?_Tt want to die. She just wanted out of that house. She wanted out of that decorating scheme. The five Lisbon sisters ?_" beautiful, eccentric and, now, gone ?_" had always been a point of obsession for the entire neighbourhood. Although the boys that once loved them from afar have grown up, they remain determined to understand a tragedy that has defied explanation. The question persists ?_" why did all five of the Lisbon girls take their own lives? This lyrical and timeless tale of sex and suicide that transforms and mythologizes suburban middle-American life announced the arrival of one of the greatest American novelists of the last thirty years. ?_~A flare from my own secret world, all the inchoate longings and obsessions of being a teenager somehow rendered into book form?_T Emma Cline, author of The Girls
Binding: Paperback / softback

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