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99 Books That Were Too Disturbing to Finish

99 books that were too disturbing to finish, voted by readers and compiled by forreadingaddicts.co.uk. One book is missing from the list as I could not track it down. I would also like to make clear that I do not personally agree with all the entries on this list.
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avg. score: 15 of 99 (15%)
required scores: 1, 7, 11, 16, 22 

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Lolita
Lolita
2
A Child Called It
A Child Called It
3
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
American Psycho (Bret Easton Ellis)
4
Insomnia (Stephen King)
Insomnia (Stephen King)
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5
The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
The Lovely Bones (Alice Sebold)
6
One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
7
The Shining (Stephen King)
The Shining (Stephen King)
8
Room
Room
9
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
10
House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski)
House of Leaves (Mark Z. Danielewski)
11
Intensity
Intensity
12
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty
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13
The Naked Lunch
The Naked Lunch
14
Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
Kite Runner (Khaled Hosseini)
15
Fifth Shades of Grey (E.L. James)
Fifth Shades of Grey (E.L. James)
16
A Thousand Splendid Suns
A Thousand Splendid Suns
17
It (Stephen King)
It (Stephen King)
18
Pet Semetary
Pet Semetary
19
Gerald's Game
Gerald's Game
20
Out of the Shadows (Ann Marie West)
Out of the Shadows (Ann Marie West)
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21
Heart-Shaped Box
Heart-Shaped Box
22
The Law of Nines by Terry Goodkind
The Law of Nines by Terry Goodkind
23
The Wasp Factory
The Wasp Factory
24
Under the Dome (Stephen King)
Under the Dome (Stephen King)
25
Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects
26
Dark Places
Dark Places
27
The Dead Wife's Handbook (Hannah Beckerman)
The Dead Wife's Handbook (Hannah Beckerman)
28
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
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29
Dr. Sleep (Stephen King)
Dr. Sleep (Stephen King)
30
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
31
The Bible
The Bible
32
White Oleander
White Oleander
33
Wideacre (Phillipa Gregory)
Wideacre (Phillipa Gregory)
34
The Amityville Horror
The Amityville Horror
35
Consequences (J. E. Sparks)
Consequences (J. E. Sparks)
36
Angela's Ashes
Angela's Ashes
37
We Need to Talk About Kevin
We Need to Talk About Kevin
38
From a Buick 8 (Stephen King)
From a Buick 8 (Stephen King)
39
The I-5 Killer (Anne Rule)
The I-5 Killer (Anne Rule)
40
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
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