Flowers in the Attic After by V.C. Andrews

Available At: DCC (HS)

Categories: Sexual, Violence

Description: A novel describing the experiences of four children who are locked up in the attic of their grandmother’s home after the death of their father.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains inexplicit sexual activities and violence.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

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Page 83: “Decided on her course of action now, the grandmother delivered against his round, defiant baby face a stinging slap so hard it sent him reeling!”

Page 260: “…I fell down on my knees near the tub, crouching in a tight ball to protect my face, my breasts, my most vulnerable areas. Like a wild woman out of control, she lashed at me until the willow switch broke. The pain was like fire. When the switch broke, I thought it was over, but she picked up a long-handled brush and with that she beat me about the head and shoulders.”

Page 337: “…Somehow we ended up on that old mattress…And that is where he took me, and forced in that swollen, rigid male sex part of him that had to be satisfied. It drove into my tight and resisting flesh which tore and bled.”