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Books about Violence? (1 Viewer)

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The Lone Prospector

I'm looking for some good books about violence....no, not any action-adventure schmaltz or intestine-ripping horror, but works in the vein of "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess that try to examine the psychological impact of violence on a person and their family and friends.

I need a good grounding in the topic for my own examination of violence that I will attempt in an upcoming short story. Thanks in advance.
 

Talia_Brie

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Read Thomas Harris' Red Dragon, Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal.

Also look at Bret Easton Ellis, American Psycho.
 
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The Lone Prospector

Thanks for the replies...I'll add those mentioned to the pile at some point.
 
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