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The Bird's Nest - Shirley Jackson
The Bird's Nest
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3.38 20
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141391946 (0141391944)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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theguywhoreads rated it
3.5 Madness of Split-Personalities...
Split-personality. How many authors managed to write a perfect plot about split-personality? This is my first and from what I can understand, its one of the weirdest I have ever read. Shirley Jackson's The Bird's Nest is not an easy read. Mostly because its very monotonous. Divided into different pe...
Douglas Smith | Writer
Douglas Smith | Writer rated it
3.0 The Bird's Nest
My first disappointment with Jackson. It struck me as a first novel, but it was her third, coming after the wonderful Hangsaman. I found it disjointed and unbalanced, which had nothing to do with its main character having four distinct personalities, with a meandering plot.
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 The Bird's Nest
The prospect of Shirley Jackson directly addressing a subject she often played with in her other novels was too much to pass up. When I heard that Penguin was finally reissuing her early novels, 'The Bird's Nest' was the one I was most looking forward to. The novel begins with the meek Elizabeth Ric...
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