The Virgin Suicides
Previously adapted into a critically acclaimed film by Sofia Coppola starring Kirsten Dunst, this is the story of the five Lisbon sisters – beautiful, eccentric, and obsessively watched by the entire neighbourhood.
The boys that once loved them from afar are now grown men, determined to understand a tragedy that has always defied explanation. For still, the question remains – why did all five of the Lisbon girls take their own lives?
This hypnotic and unforgettable novel treats adolescent love and death with haunting sensitivity and dark humour, and creates a coming-of-age story unlike any of our time.
'A Catcher in the Rye for our time' Observer'Entire and unstoppable ... a sparkling work' The Times'Wonderfully original' Independent`Eugenides is blessed with the storyteller's most magical gift, the ability to transform the mundane into the extraordinary' New York Times
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