He is the only boy who sympathizes with Meg, and who feels ashamed at what is happening and his own role in it - but this knowledge, or conscience if you will, makes him even more guilty than those who took part in her abuse. And, in my opinion, Ruth is one of the scariest characters to be found within the pages of the book. His novels included Off Season, Offspring, and Red, which were adapted to film. I ain't through with you by a damn site. The Girl Next Door is a fictional novel but it is based on the true story of a girl named Sylvia Likens who was tortured and finally murdered by her caretaker. Later, in his teen years, Ketchum was befriended by Robert Bloch, author of "Psycho", who became his mentor.
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The woods and the brook are both the opening of the book, and the end of David's childhood: this is where he meets Meg Loughlin, whom he declares to be the prettiest girl that he ever saw.
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Do I rate it on the skills of the writer? The girl who bore the brunt of the abuse, Meg, is heroic in my eyes. While we were in there, Ryan unzipped his pants and pulled out his penis.