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    19 More Books That People Claim Have Truly Traumatized Them For Life

    "Absolutely not." —Me, reading the descriptions of these books.

    We recently took a look at a viral Reddit post that asked users, "What is the most disturbing book that you have ever read?" Their reading recommendations sparked even more great responses from our very own BuzzFeed Community! Here are just a few of the most disturbing books shared:

    1. A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor

    2. Go Ask Alice by Anonymous

    3. Clay’s Ark by Octavia E. Butler

    4. The Collector by John Fowles

    5. Zoe Letting Go by Nora Price

    6. The Bitch Goddess Notebook by Martha O'Connor

    7. Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

    8. Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk

    9. A Short Stay in Hell by Stephen L. Peck

    10. The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

    11. The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey

    12. The Mirror by Marlys Millhiser

    13. Titus Andronicus by William Shakespeare

    14. House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

    15. Child of God by Cormac McCarthy

    16. The Scarlet Gospels by Clive Barker

    17. Maus by Art Spiegelman

    18. Unwind by Neal Shusterman

    19. If You Tell by Gregg Olsen

    Now it's your turn! What's the most disturbing book you've ever read? And what was it that made said book stick with you? Share in the comments below!

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