What’s Behind the Attic Wall?

Continuing my reviews of books with the word “Attic” in the title is “Behind the Attic Wall,” a YA novel that could not be more different from “Flowers in the Attic,” but at the same time left such an impression on me that for years I considered it one of my favorites, even after I’d forgotten much of the plot. I do remember, though, that this was the first book where the ending made me cry. (Or maybe that was Judy Blume’s “Tiger