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Best dark, potentially sexual and/or violent books?

Discussion in 'Book Search & Suggestions' started by Fantasy Moon, Apr 12, 2008.

  1. Fantasy Moon

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    There's always the works by the Marquis de Sade if you want rape and violence.
     
  2. Zolipara

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    Dont know about best, but the singer from the Swans (M.Gira) wrote a book called the Consumer. Its certainly very dark, sexual and violent.
    Its a collection of short stories that probably first what you are looking for. To be extra depressed you should listen to their music while reading it.
     
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    The Girl Next Door...
     
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    What's the deal with anonymous poster? What happened to #####?
     
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    They asked to have the post deleted. I wasn't doing that. The least I could do was remvoe them and keep the thread going. Hence some jiggery pokery.
     
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    Nice language there, Stewart:p
     
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    I'd recommend Heroes Die or Blade of Tyshalle by Matthew Stover.
     
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    Women by Bukowski
    Killing Johnny Fry by Walter Mosley
    My girfriend comes to the city and beats me up by Stephen Elliott

    All 3 sexual, mildly violent books.
     
  10. Blindsided

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    I would go with: silence of the lambs, red dragon, hannibal, hannibal rising
     
  11. Violanthe

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    GRRM's Song of Ice and Fire is fairly violent at times.
     
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    I can think of 2 books.... SNUFF by Eric Enck and Adam Huber and PILATE by Steven Rage. Reviewed both of these books for my website. They are both wicked! :eek:
     
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    Much of Samuel Delany, but his best is definitely Dahlgren, which I read 3 times in my 20s. Haven't been back to it since but it was great stuff.
     
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    yeah i agree. whoever posted this is totalllly lame. maybe like, "lame anonymous coward' would be most suiting.
     
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    these are all dark and violent, but i think the OP of this thread was going for books entailing younger characters and more of a coming of age type theme to them.

    also - there have been a lot of suggestions - would anyone who has read a lot of them care to comment on which they think is/are the best one/s?

    good day everyone
     

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