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Review of Flowers in the Attic

Summary: V.C (Cleo Virginia) Andrews, author of the infamous novel Flowers in the Attic, and best selling gothic novelist, was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on June 6, 1924 and on December 19, 1986 died of breast cancer.
V.C (Cleo Virginia) Andrews, author of the infamous novel Flowers in the Attic, and best selling gothic novelist, was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on June 6, 1924 and on December 19, 1986 died of breast cancer.

Many of Andrews' critics have claimed that her style of writing was "eccentric", and sometimes even immoral. In 1983, Flowers in the Attic was banned from all schools due to its "offensive passages" concerning incest and its explicit sexual content. The controversy regarding this novel, didn't discourage Andrews, but instead gave her motivation and inspiration to write more "edgy" novels such as My Sweet Audrina and Petals in the Wind.

Because Andrews continued to write intense and interesting novels, she earned many awards such as "Professional Woman of the Year (1984)" and "The Number One Best selling Author of Popular Horror and Occult Paperbacks (1986)", which beat out Stephen King.

The novel, which was...

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