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The Gown By Emilie Autumn The Gown A young woman is driven to madness by the recurring appearance of a hospital gown that first traumatized her as a child By the author of the bestselling gothic novel The Asylum for Wayward Victorian G

  • Title: The Gown
  • Author: Emilie Autumn
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Gown By Emilie Autumn A young woman is driven to madness by the recurring appearance of a hospital gown that first traumatized her as a child.By the author of the bestselling gothic novel The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls , The Gown is a chilling example of how a seemingly innocuous event can tragically erode the psyche of a sensitive child.This disturbing short story follows a namelessA young woman is driven to madness by the recurring appearance of a hospital gown that first traumatized her as a child.By the author of the bestselling gothic novel The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls, The Gown is a chilling example of how a seemingly innocuous event can tragically erode the psyche of a sensitive child.This disturbing short story follows a nameless girl as she attempts to make a normal life for herself while struggling to escape the debilitating fear that preys upon her in her most vulnerable moments.But is this fear borne of the rational awareness of a sentient evil, or merely the terrifying echo of a misperceived experience Is the titular gown the source of madness, or the manifestation of it The Gown continues Emilie Autumn s exploration of the nature of reality, the disintegration of identity, and the horrific effects of misplaced shame.
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    1. Teabug on said:

      Thoroughly boring and non engaging The main character is yet another avatar for the author I guess a full length novel starring not one, but two, wasn t enough And of course, the plot is a little too thinly veiled reference to the author s own psych ward stretch and unexplained hatred of doctors Who didn t see that coming Verdict Unless you re a member of the author s little fan club, you can safely skip this one.

    2. Helena Bradford on said:

      Best selling author let s get something straight here Her book TAFWVG only looked like a best seller because her music fans plague rats were buying it, to feed her ego If you re expecting some good writing literature, I warn you, this is average If not below it I have nothing against Miss Autumn I don t know her On the other hand, I do I guess, through this book and her last and the music You know what One album about mental illness, fine We all need catharsis but 12 years only focusing on that, [...]

    3. Cale on said:

      This is a short story, about half an hour of reading, where disparate medical moments across a woman s life are tied together by a questionable connective tissue The narrator isn t necessarily reliable, but that s central to the story as the rather pointed discussion questions also included try to focus on It feels intensely personal the details and moments feel pulled directly from life, even if there are aspects that don t seem like they could be It paints a picture of a mind that processes th [...]

    4. Vi on said:

      Anxiety inducing.This story made me feel so anxious I hate wearing hospital gowns my self, and will offer any and all possible excuses to never be undressed, even while in hospital The description of them lacking modesty, yet being a sign of a proper patient cut into me I won t lie, the next time I m forced to wear one, which I sincerely hope will be NEVER, I might just look for that spot.I think the combination of anxiety inducing prose and social commentary on the medical industry is amazing I [...]

    5. Rasheeda Wilson on said:

      I really enjoyed and love this story from beginning to end I pretty much devoured it in one sitting I may be baised since I related to the story immensely and it instantly became very personal to me since I had similar experiences to the main character Emilie Autumn had also significantly improved as a writer I thoroughly recommend it I do believe that reading the author s other book TAFWVG would enhance the enjoyment and understanding of the story.

    6. Lydia on said:

      Oh my stars Praises to this story.I ordered the paperback, but just finished reading the ebook in one sitting and I must say I just can t I loved it The pace, the mania, the mood It was cathartic to me It depicted the stages of my own anxiety disorder I ve never felt like anyone else could, even without meaning to, depict how I feel And Emilie Autumn does it so well here I feel identified This reads like it s about all of us Thank you, EA XOXO,W11Y

    7. Charlotte Hamilton on said:

      4 STARS i love emilie autumn so much She s helped me through pretty much everything and I ll probably love and adore everything she comes out with this was pretty well written and i liked how it progressed and how it tied in with her other book.

    8. SageVermont on said:

      Interesting storyThis story kept me very intrigued There is so much going on in such a short story that I had to read it twice to understand what was going on I am very glad that it came with a study guide Anyways, I really enjoyed this story.

    9. Lesleyanne Bathory on said:

      A must for any Plague RatA wonderful short story that I found very similar in style to the classic The Yellow Wallpaper Emilie is a wonderful writer and all around artist This is a story that will stay with me and that I will no doubt read again.

    10. Lizz on said:

      Worth the read This is so worth the read It may have been short, but it all everything has even packed in the pages Priceless

    11. Adrian Alaina on said:

      HauntingGreat, quick read and absolutely haunting and unnerving in its prose Emilie is a true talent and artist, both musically and with the written word.

    12. Rhianna Croucher on said:

      Its mostly just a chunk of the medication diary lifted from the older iteration of The Asylum and made worse somehow A real shame.

    13. Lara Lenc on said:

      WonderfulThe story truly resonates The images are clear and the emotion is palpable A must read for all of the plague rats

    14. Jessica Smith on said:

      This is a short story about a girl who keeps seeing the same hospital gown that she dreads, throughout her life I did enjoy it, but as soon as I started to get into it, it ended I d love for it to be added to and given a bit explanation to certain things.

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