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The polarizing literary debut by Scottish author Ian Banks, The Wasp Factory is the bizarre, imaginative, disturbing, and darkly comic look into the mind of a child psychopath.

Meet Frank Cauldhame. Just sixteen, and unconventional to say the least: ... Read more about The Wasp Factory

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From the acclaimed author of "Knockemstiff"-called "powerful, remarkable, exceptional" by the "Los Angeles Times"-comes a dark and riveting vision of America that delivers literary excitement in the highest degree.

In "The Devil All the Time," Donal... Read more about The Devil All the Time

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First published in 1954, William Golding's debut novel, now a classic, is a stark story of survival, probing the depths of human nature, and what happens when civilization collapses. As dystopian stories like The Hunger Games and Battle Royale surge ... Read more about Lord of the Flies

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An Amazon Charts bestseller.

Near an isolated mansion lies a beautiful garden.

In this garden grow luscious flowers, shady trees...and a collection of precious "butterflies"-young women who have been kidnapped and intricately tattooed to resemble the... Read more about The Butterfly Garden

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In an attempt to make sense of his own mysterious and unsettling childhood memories, a man begins to reconstruct his past. As the games and adventures of his youth become engulfed by a larger story, he finds that it forms a tapestry of unbelievable h... Read more about Penpal

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An acclaimed bestseller and international sensation, Patrick Suskind's classic novel provokes a terrifying examination of what happens when one man's indulgence in his greatest passion-his sense of smell-leads to murder.

In the slums of eighteenth-c... Read more about Perfume

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It is a dream of electrifying eroticism and inexplicable violence, recounted by a young woman to her analyst, Sigmund Freud. It is a horrifying yet restrained narrative of the Holocaust. It is a searing vision of the wounds of the twentieth century, ... Read more about The White Hotel

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The Torture Garden (1899), Octave Mirbeau's classic of erotic horror and disgust, has been called by one reviewer, "The Most sickening novel of the Nineteenth Century." A horrifying descent into the world of one woman's madness and frenzy to experien... Read more about Torture Garden

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NOW AN HBO® LIMITED SERIES STARRING AMY ADAMS, NOMINATED FOR EIGHT EMMY AWARDS, INCLUDING OUTSTANDING LIMITED SERIES

FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRL

Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker face... Read more about Sharp Objects

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