The Virgin Suicides

The Virgin Suicides The Shocking Thing About The Five Lisbon Sisters Was How Nearly Normal They Seemed When Their Mother Let Them Out For The One And Only Date Of Their Lives Twenty Years On, Their Enigmatic Personalities Are Embalmed In The Memories Of The Boys Who Worshipped Them And Who Now Recall Their Shared Adolescence The Brassiere Draped Over A Crucifix Belonging To The Promiscuous Lux The Sisters Breathtaking Appearance On The Night Of The Dance And The Sultry, Sleepy Street Across Which They Watched A Family Disintegrate And Fragile Lives Disappear.

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  • Paperback
  • 249 pages
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Jeffrey Eugenides
  • English
  • 19 June 2017
  • 1408825708

10 thoughts on “The Virgin Suicides

  1. says:

    suicide isn t the happiest of topics the suicides of five sisters is even less pleasant how do you recommend a book to someone on such a grim topic easy just read it what eugenides does so well is capture the mystery of secluded sisters, as seen through the eyes of neighborhood boys this is important in reading the novel it s not nece...

  2. says:

    I simply didn t get this book I was so desperate to find hidden meaning in it, but there was nothing Why waste so much paper and ink on something so overtly pretentious and so utterly meaningless A group of oppressed sisters kill themselves after flirting with the neighborhood boys How horrible that it happened in the middle of suburban America, where white picket fences are supposed to render such neighborhoods impermeable to tragic teenage death In the end, all I got from this book was th I simply didn t get this book I was so desperate to find hidden meaning in it, but there was nothing Why waste so much paper and ink on something so overtly pretentious and so utterly meaningless A group of oppressed sisters kill themselves after flirting with the neighborhood boys How horrible that it happened in the middle of suburban America, where white picket fences are supposed to render such neighborhoods impermeable to tragic teenage death In the end, all I got from this book was the fact that the girls were peculiar and hello at least one was not a virgin when she committed suicide , the boys were immature, the girls parents were psychotic Okay, sure, I get that there may have been metaphors and themes about the hypocrisy of middle America, oppressive religion, etc etc., but I wasn t impressed I saw Sofi...

  3. says:

    This book is like a preface, where the real book never feels like it begins Endless foreshadowing mixed in with various teenage boy obsessions about what a home with five daughters must entailboxes and boxes of tampons...

  4. says:

    5 5Ten a ganas de dejar un poco de lado la literatura juvenil, as que decid coger esta novela que llevaba un tiempo llam ndome desde mis estanter as Qu sorpresa que se haya convertido en uno de los mejores libros que he le do, pero pocos tienen la magia de la que bien puede alardear esta novela Si tuviera que describir Las v rgenes suicidas con una palabra, sa ser a sin duda intensa No s si fue cosa de la narraci n, o la necesidad de conocer qu desencaden la secuencia de suicidios de 5 5Ten a ganas de dejar un poco de lado la literatura juvenil, as que decid coger esta novela que llevaba un tiempo llam ndome desde mis estanter as Qu sorpresa que se haya convertido en uno de los mejores libros que he le do, pero pocos tienen la magia de la que bien puede alardear esta novela Si tuviera que describir Las v rgenes suicidas con una palabra, sa ser a sin duda intensa No s si fue cosa de la narr...

  5. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here For me, what makes this novel different from those that I ve read so far is the narrator s voice first person plural and the brilliant way Jeffrey Eugenides born 1960 made use of it Since the story is about 5 teenage sisters and the narrators were interested on them, readers presumed that they were narrating from the viewpoint of schoolboys with raging hormones and think of sex almost every hour of the day Until the last sentence when Eugenides revealed that the narrators are already middle For me, what makes this novel different from those that I ve read so far is the narrator s voice first person plural and the brilliant way Jeffrey Eugenides born 1960 made use of it Since the story is about 5 teenage sisters and the narrators were interested on them, readers presumed that they were narrating from the viewpoint of schoolboys with raging hormones and think of sex almo...

  6. says:

    Where to begin I have read some of the reviews of others who did not care for or get this book I admit that the plot storyline, though unique, is not what makes this story great it s the prose The writing is luminous and readslike poetry than a novel We don t even know exactly who the narrators are it is narrated in first person plural and the name and even number of narrators is left vague Eugenides uses metaphor to describe the deaths of the sisters as the disintegration of a subu Where to begin I have read some of the reviews of others who did not care for or get this book I admit that the plot storyline, though unique, is not what makes this story great it s the prose The writing is luminous and readslike poetry than a novel We don t even know exactly who the narrators are it is narrated in first person plural and the name and even number of narrators is left vague Eugenides uses metaphor to describe the deaths of the sisters as the disintegration of a suburban neighborhood the trees are being cut down because of the threat of Dutch Elm disease there are dying flies everywhere that are described by the first sister to commit suicide as not even having time to eat before their lives are over There are so many themes in the story going through the layers is akin to peeling an onion The writing is so lovely that it induces a dreamlike state in the reader Everything is described ...

  7. says:

    Honestly, I really wanted to fall in love with this I ve long been aware of its status as a cult classic and many people I know, as well as people I don t know but whose taste seems to correspond closely with mine, have professed to adore it So I feel a bit uncomfortable about revealing that I disliked it I ll admit, I have been guilty of judging people a bit if I see they ve slated a book I really love, and this seems to be a book that has a lot of meaning for many readers but, there you Honestly, I really wanted to fall in love with this I ve long been aware of its status as a cult classic and many people I know, as well as people I don t know but whose taste seems to correspond closely with mine, have professed to adore it So I feel a bit uncomfortable about revealing that I disliked it I ll admit, I have been guilty of judging people a bit if I see they ve slated a book I really love, and this seems to be a book that has a lot of meaning for many readers but, there you go, I can t help it.I DO get a lot of the things people love about the story the hazy, film...

  8. says:

    Wow, you knew that this guy was the real deal after all.I see this as a perfect segue to his masterpiece Middlesex It s simple, it s sad, it is capital I Intriguing The first novel always announces the author s intentions for those that come next, and Eugenides loves the themes of adolescence in all its tragic shortcomings The Lisbon girls are monoliths to the nameless suitors who do nothing else but speculate about them and become passionate voyeurs They do nothing to save them they only Wow, you knew that this guy was the real deal after all.I see this as a perfect segue to his masterpiece Middlesex It s simple, it s sad, it is capital I Intriguing The first novel always announces the author s ...

  9. says:

    So disappointed with this book.I do not understand why it is raved about so much I thought it was so shit It was a quick read admitted but even so it bored the hell out of me.Couldnt get my head round the characters

  10. says:

    I don t even really know what to say I think maybe a few people are going to be disappointed that I didn t give this five stars, and I mean, I m upset that it wasn t five stars either, but hear me out.The thing I liked the most about this book is the perspective We re learning about 5 girls who commit suicide. and we NEVER hear a...

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