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The Best Books About Incest

Updated August 9, 2019 511 votes 324 voters 75.2k views20 items
List of best books about incest, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on incest are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched incest bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about incest. If you're looking for a list of top books on incest then you're in the right place.
 
Everything from Letter to Sister Benedicta to The Kiss: A Memoir is included on this list. You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about incest?" after checking out this list.
 
This greatest incest book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these incest books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.

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  • Flowers in the Attic1
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    First Published1979-11

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Young adult literature, Novel, Gothic fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Flowers in the Attic is a 1979 novel by V.C. Andrews. It is the first book in the Dollanganger...  more
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  • A Game of Thrones2
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    A Game of Thrones

    George R. R. Martin

    First Published1996-08-06

    SubjectsEpic film, Literature, Classics

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Political strategy, Fiction, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    A Game of Thrones is the first novel in A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of high fantasy...  more
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    #172 of 331 The Top Must-Read Books of All Time#111 of 1,235 The Best Novels Ever Written

  • Lolita3
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    Lolita

    Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

    First Published1955

    SubjectsLiterary, Literature, Classics, Drama, Erotica

    Genres (Book)Romance novel, Tragicomedy, Fiction, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language, Russian Language

    Lolita is a novel by Vladimir Nabokov, written in English and published in 1955 in Paris, in...  more
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    #76 of 171 35+ Books Everybody Lies About Having Read#11 of 40 The Best Russian Novels

  • Wasteland4
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    Wasteland

    Francesca Lia Block

    First Published2003

    SubjectsIncest

    Genres (Book)Fiction, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Wasteland is a novel written by Francesca Lia Block and published in 2003. The plot details...  more
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  • Set in Stone5
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    Set in Stone

    Linda Newbery

    First Published2006

    SubjectsIdentity, History, Great Britain, Incest

    Genres (Book)Fiction, Fantasy

    Set in Stone is a book written by Linda Newbery....  more
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  • Behind closed doors in white South Africa6

    SubjectsSocial science, Human sexuality, Deviance, Family, South Africa

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  • Watch Your Mouth7
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    Watch Your Mouth

    Daniel Handler

    First Published2000-07

    SubjectsIncest

    Genres (Book)Comedy, Novel

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    Watch Your Mouth is a novel by the American writer Daniel Handler. It tells the story of the...  more
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  • The Secret Trauma8
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    The Secret Trauma

    Diana E. H. Russell

    SubjectsSocial science, Human sexuality, Women, Deviance, Family

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  • Brixton Rock9
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    Brixton Rock

    Alex Wheatle

    SubjectsIncest

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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  • Bee and Jacky10
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    Bee and Jacky

    Carolyn Coman

    SubjectsAdolescence, Family, Incest

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

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  • Letter to Sister Benedicta11

    SubjectsEngland, Incest

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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  • Outer Dark12
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    Outer Dark

    Cormac McCarthy

    First Published1968

    SubjectsTennessee, Incest

    Genres (Book)Fiction

    Outer Dark is the second novel by U.S. writer Cormac McCarthy, published in 1968. The time and...  more
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  • Thereafter Johnnie13
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    Thereafter Johnnie

    Carolivia Herron

    SubjectsIncest

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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  • How I Live Now14
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    How I Live Now

    Meg Rosoff

    First Published2004-08-05

    SubjectsEngland

    Genres (Book)Alternate history, Young adult literature

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

    How I Live Now is a novel by Meg Rosoff, first published in 2004. It received generally...  more
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  • The Night My Sister Went Missing15

    SubjectsIncest

    Genres (Book)Young adult literature

    The Night My Sister Went Missing is a book by Carol Plum-Ucci....  more
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  • The Kiss: A Memoir16
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    The Kiss: A Memoir

    Kathryn Harrison

    First Published1997

    SubjectsRelationships, Women, Fathers and Daughters, Family, United States of America

    Genres (Book)Memoir

    The Kiss: A Memoir is a book by Kathryn Harrison....  more
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  • Deerskin17
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    Deerskin

    Robin McKinley

    First Published1993

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Fantasy

    Deerskin is a dark fantasy novel by Robin McKinley, first published in 1993. It is based on an...  more
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  • House of secrets18
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    House of secrets

    Lowell Cauffiel

    SubjectsSocial science, Criminology, Espionage, Ohio, Florida

    Genres (Book)True crime

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  • The Hanged Man19
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    The Hanged Man

    Francesca Lia Block

    SubjectsFathers and Daughters, Family, Death, Incest

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Children's literature, Fiction

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  • Emmeline20
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    Emmeline

    Judith Perelman Rossner

    SubjectsIncest

    Emmeline is a book by Judith Rossner. Published in 1980, Emmeline details the local legend of...  more
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