We Have Always Lived in the Castle
This is the softcover only stated Popular Edition from 1962. Other than a bit of cover creasing, both the cover and the book are in very good condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are... show more
This is the softcover only stated Popular Edition from 1962. Other than a bit of cover creasing, both the cover and the book are in very good condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe. So bid now for this magnificent, impossible-to-find THRILLER COLLECTIBLE.
Publish date: October 1st 2009
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 158
Edition language: English
3,75 stars. I liked it, but in a way that's really hard to pin point. Everything about this was better than average, yet nothing blew my mind.
Wow. What a way to start off the year. This was an excellent book.I don't want to say too much for fear of spoiling anything, but this book while not outright scary was certainly plenty unsettling. We are set down in the middle of the lives of Merricat Blackwood, her agoraphobic sister, Constance, a...
This is the second time I've read this book. I liked it the first time I read it and loved it the second time. Shirley Jackson does an amazing job sprinkling clues throughout about the night Merricat's family dies without revealing too much. I had an inkling the first time through, but was never qui...
I really liked the slow build to this classic Shirley Jackson novel. The book is told from Mary Katherine (Merricat) Blackwood's point of view. We don't know what has happened to make her, and her sister Constance pariahs to the town in which they live. We know that the Blackwoods were/are wealthy a...
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson I don't know how to feel about this book, because while it's written very well, the actual story line felt a bit dragged out. We see a lot of day-to-day activities with nothing much really going on. Although the atmosphere and the actions and...