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The Pit Social Sensitivity

Dafydd ab Hugh
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The Pit is a grim psychological drama that delves into the darkest aspects of human nature. Hard-hitting and straightforward, it is bound to appeal to teenagers who want to read serious dramas about the aspects of life that are most important to them. Ab Hugh takes his readers seriously, and young readers who are tired of fluff that treats their minds and emotions as trivial may be gratified by this author's willingness to take them on a perilous journey into the contradictions of the human mind. On the other hand, Bill's life was one of perversion and appalling cruelty. Those who are offended by sexual themes in young adult literature will sympathize with readers who find Bill's perverted sexuality to be indigestible. In addition, grownups may object to Jeanette's frankly stated sexual desires and her yearning for a sexual relationship with Neil. Yet even in Jeanette's sexual desires...

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