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Raising Demons - Shirley Jackson
Raising Demons
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4.33 75
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780897334136 (0897334132)
Publisher: Academy Chicago Pub
Pages no: 254
Edition language: English
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 Raising Demons
After trying to put away some of her children's toys and finding nowhere to put them without displacing something else, our narrator (an idealized Shirley Jackson) realizes the family needs a new house. Just like 'Life Among the Savages', the surface of the book is wry and warm, but there are tremor...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.5 Raising Demons
I've never read any of Shirley Jackson's fiction, as psychological horror doesn't appeal to me in the least, but after reading this memoir of her life raising her four children in the 50's I have a strong suspicion of her source for inspiration. The book is very, very dated in that "I don't want m...
Reflections rated it
4.0 Raising Demons
More funny stories about child rearing in the 1950s by the author of The Lottery
Kaethe rated it
Jackson, writing about her four kids, husband, and small Vermont town, is hilarious. Although nothing in this book can top the disappearing pillow sequence in Life Among the Savages.
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
4.0 Raising Demons (Large Print)
Due for a re-read of this hilarious classic.
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