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We Have Always Lived in the Castle - Shirley Jackson, Thomas Ott, Jonathan Lethem
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
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Taking readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly murderous family and the struggle that ensues when a cousin arrives at their estate.
Taking readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly murderous family and the struggle that ensues when a cousin arrives at their estate.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143039976 (0143039970)
ASIN: 143039970
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it
5.0 We Have Always Lived in the Castle
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...
ELK's Library
ELK's Library rated it
5.0 We Have Always Lived in the Castle: Scary Women (Authors)
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...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 We Have Always Lived in the Castle
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...
Ani's Book Abyss
Ani's Book Abyss rated it
3.0 Short Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle
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...
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Lornographic Material rated it
2.0 We Have Always Lived in the Castle Review
Pretty language and creepy atmosphere mix with a plot I was expecting a little more from. I kept thinking, any minute now... any minute now this is going to blow a part in my hair... any minute now I'm going to think "Where has this book been all my life?" ... any minute now I'm going to see what ev...
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