Most Disturbing Books

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Add/vote for books that disturbed you in some way, whether it was the overall tone of the book or just one or two tasteless scenes.
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49,754 membres
746 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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13,942 membres
290 ressenyes
½ 3.7
9 Members
SqueakyChu, Moomin_Mama, thecoroner, martensgirl, alex68, jeffza, dwherring, Bwoo67, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: Rats, cheese and broken glass...
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7,760 membres
79 ressenyes
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8 Members
SqueakyChu, Moomin_Mama, blackdove07, thecoroner, lewbs, martensgirl, alex68, Bwoo67
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: The images in Renton's mind while shagging his sister-in-law were too much for the film version, I guess.
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18,179 membres
451 ressenyes
3.9
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82,212 membres
1,274 ressenyes
4.2
6 Members
Moomin_Mama, lewbs, martensgirl, alex68, Bluewolf0411, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: "We are the dead".
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13,063 membres
390 ressenyes
4.1
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25,933 membres
389 ressenyes
4
8
22,944 membres
939 ressenyes
3.8
5 Members
Moomin_Mama, lewbs, alex68, Bwoo67, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: The overall idea and the sadness of it all.
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11,638 membres
274 ressenyes
4.2
5 Members
Moomin_Mama, thecoroner, lewbs, alex68, softsocks
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: Judge Holden
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31,778 membres
564 ressenyes
4.1
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19,941 membres
237 ressenyes
4
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12,542 membres
222 ressenyes
3.9
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8,139 membres
249 ressenyes
½ 3.4
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7,811 membres
396 ressenyes
4.1
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7,628 membres
150 ressenyes
½ 3.4
4 Members
Moomin_Mama, martensgirl, alex68, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: A new use for a Resusci Anne, and something about a miscarried foetus...
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7,107 membres
204 ressenyes
3.8
4 Members
SqueakyChu, Moomin_Mama, blackdove07, alex68
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: Blowing up bunny.
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3,704 membres
76 ressenyes
4.2
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54,051 membres
773 ressenyes
3.9
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39,173 membres
665 ressenyes
3.9
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35,985 membres
939 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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34,517 membres
1,407 ressenyes
4.1
3 Members
Moomin_Mama, sipthereader, lewbs
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: Played on my mind long after reading.
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27,690 membres
574 ressenyes
½ 4.3
3 Members
Moomin_Mama, alex68, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: Moshe the Beadle's story, and the arrival in Aushwitz.
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23,805 membres
467 ressenyes
4.1
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6,632 membres
185 ressenyes
4.1
25
5,526 membres
151 ressenyes
3.9
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2,471 membres
122 ressenyes
½ 3.7
3 Members
Moomin_Mama, blackdove07, Bwoo67
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: When all is revealed to the reader...
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2,139 membres
17 ressenyes
½ 3.6
3 Members
Moomin_Mama, thecoroner, martensgirl
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: Shock for the sake of shock, objectifying women in the same way as porno. This is where I stopped reading Irvine Welsh.
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2,086 membres
28 ressenyes
½ 3.5
3 Members
Moomin_Mama, martensgirl, Bwoo67
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: The scurfy, flaky skin on the young girl's shoulders and chest - this book is Filth alright.
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1,311 membres
26 ressenyes
3.1
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69,690 membres
1,083 ressenyes
3.8
2 Members
hipdeep, Bwoo67
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42,486 membres
1,147 ressenyes
4.1
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35,587 membres
507 ressenyes
3.9
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27,031 membres
776 ressenyes
3.9
2 Members
cej1027, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
cej1027: The part about mutilating the dead bodies of war enemies freaked me out. Partly because I was in the middle of eating lunch when I got to that bit.
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23,247 membres
453 ressenyes
4.1
2 Members
hipdeep, Bwoo67
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22,178 membres
1,544 ressenyes
3.9
2 Members
dara85, Bwoo67
Explicacions
dara85: How could anyone be so calculating, manipulating and vengeful?
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17,177 membres
317 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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15,762 membres
377 ressenyes
4.1
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13,659 membres
766 ressenyes
4.2
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10,881 membres
276 ressenyes
3.8
2 Members
thecoroner, alex68
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9,850 membres
517 ressenyes
½ 4.3
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8,834 membres
131 ressenyes
½ 3.6
2 Members
thecoroner, alex68
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8,267 membres
93 ressenyes
3.9
2 Members
lewbs, softsocks
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7,619 membres
93 ressenyes
4
2 Members
thecoroner, alex68
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7,274 membres
173 ressenyes
½ 3.6
2 Members
thecoroner, alex68
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6,139 membres
162 ressenyes
4
2 Members
thecoroner, Bwoo67
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4,293 membres
57 ressenyes
½ 3.6
2 Members
thecoroner, alex68
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4,226 membres
113 ressenyes
4.1
2 Members
thecoroner, alex68
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3,733 membres
59 ressenyes
3.9
2 Members
Moomin_Mama, softsocks
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: Poor Oyster Boy!
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3,560 membres
77 ressenyes
½ 3.5
2 Members
thecoroner, alex68
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3,305 membres
129 ressenyes
3.9
2 Members
thecoroner, alex68
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2,255 membres
25 ressenyes
4.2
2 Members
thecoroner, alex68
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2,199 membres
41 ressenyes
½ 3.7
2 Members
cej1027, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicacions
cej1027: This book will be one of my favorites, but it's still very upsetting. The POV is animal research victims.
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1,851 membres
54 ressenyes
3.9
2 Members
Moomin_Mama, ahef1963
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: The threat of execution hanging over the brothers, and the ways in which this was attempted, were horrifying.
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1,378 membres
12 ressenyes
½ 3.6
2 Members
Moomin_Mama, martensgirl
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: The scene with the guard dog seemed gratuitous and unnecessary - yeah yeah, I know it's Irvine Welsh but still...
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1,362 membres
12 ressenyes
3.8
2 Members
Moomin_Mama, martensgirl
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: About the damage wreaked by sexual abuse. Pulls no punches.
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1,198 membres
32 ressenyes
½ 3.7
2 Members
alex68, softsocks
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957 membres
79 ressenyes
½ 3.4
2 Members
thecoroner, Bwoo67
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948 membres
14 ressenyes
3.8
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534 membres
3 ressenyes
4.1
2 Members
thecoroner, alex68
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524 membres
10 ressenyes
½ 3.7
2 Members
KimarieBee, Bwoo67
Explicacions
KimarieBee: It was the afterword that was truly disturbing
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454 membres
12 ressenyes
4
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368 membres
11 ressenyes
½ 3.6
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353 membres
11 ressenyes
½ 3.4
2 Members
Moomin_Mama, Bwoo67
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: The hot poker, and the lasting psychological damage to all involved.
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172 membres
4 ressenyes
½ 3.5
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25 membres
3 ressenyes
4.2
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35,696 membres
544 ressenyes
3.8
Member
alex68
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22,507 membres
275 ressenyes
4
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alex68
68
17,484 membres
153 ressenyes
4.1
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cej1027
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14,383 membres
192 ressenyes
4
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alex68
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12,687 membres
257 ressenyes
3.8
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12,570 membres
156 ressenyes
4.1
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alex68
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8,475 membres
301 ressenyes
3.9
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dara85
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7,608 membres
328 ressenyes
4.1
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6,464 membres
221 ressenyes
3.9
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dara85
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6,349 membres
187 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
alex68
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6,008 membres
87 ressenyes
4.1
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alex68
77
5,058 membres
123 ressenyes
3.9
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alex68
78
4,900 membres
177 ressenyes
3.9
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alex68
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4,587 membres
60 ressenyes
3.9
Member
cej1027
Explicacions
cej1027: The demon imagery here bugged me for weeks.
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4,397 membres
67 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
alex68
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3,830 membres
112 ressenyes
4.1
Member
RuMuse
Explicacions
RuMuse: A great and psychologically gripping book that is disturbing as hell to read. Controversial winner of the Booker Prize in 1985.
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3,665 membres
161 ressenyes
3.8
Member
cej1027
Explicacions
cej1027: I try really hard not to think about this book.
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3,563 membres
98 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
alex68
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3,484 membres
66 ressenyes
½ 4.4
Member
alex68
85
3,131 membres
35 ressenyes
3.8
Member
cej1027
Explicacions
cej1027: Not for the reason you'd think. The blonde hair worship really p***ed me off after a while.
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3,010 membres
34 ressenyes
3.8
Member
alex68
87
2,588 membres
59 ressenyes
3.9
Member
alex68
88
2,387 membres
67 ressenyes
4.2
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alex68
89
2,353 membres
33 ressenyes
4.1
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alex68
90
1,941 membres
53 ressenyes
½ 3.6
Member
alex68
91
1,811 membres
27 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
cej1027
Explicacions
cej1027: I stopped reading when I got to the incest part.
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1,797 membres
23 ressenyes
4
Member
cej1027
Explicacions
cej1027: I stopped reading when it insinuated that casual sex is empowering to women.
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1,564 membres
81 ressenyes
4
Member
alex68
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1,392 membres
30 ressenyes
4.1
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alex68
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1,211 membres
59 ressenyes
½ 3.4
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alex68
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1,082 membres
47 ressenyes
½ 3.7
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dara85
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948 membres
49 ressenyes
½ 3.7
Member
alex68
98
867 membres
18 ressenyes
½ 3.5
Member
Moomin_Mama
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: Vile, vile, vile man, childish, self-absorbed and selfish.
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695 membres
20 ressenyes
½ 4.3
Member
Moomin_Mama
Explicacions
Moomin_Mama: The poor couple being so badly prepared for nuclear war.
100
621 membres
27 ressenyes
4.2