An Untamed State, Roxane Gay 
Book
Contemporary
Literary Fiction
Mystery
Thriller
Book
Contemporary
Literary Fiction
Mystery
Thriller
No rape or sexual assault
Rape or sexual assault mentioned in passing (in discussion and/or implied)
Sexual harassment (e.g. verbal or non-consensual touching/grabbing)
Sexual relationship between adult and teenager
Child sexual abuse
Incest
Attempted rape
Rape strongly implied/details surrounding a rape discussed in detail (i.e. the events before/after)
Detailed/vivid description of rape

Description

The protagonist endures repeated rapes, assaults and mutilations while she is being held for ransom over a 13 day period. The second half of the book chronicles what happened after her release, the impact of her traumas and her attempts to reclaim the life she had before she was kidnapped. Everything is described in vivid detail in first-person POV.

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