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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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Familiar Diversions
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4.0 We Have Always Lived in the Castle (audiobook) by Shirley Jackson, narrated by Bernadette Dunne
The Blackwood family used to be much bigger, but now there is only 18-year-old Mary Katherine (Merricat), her older sister Constance, their Uncle Julian, and Merricat's cat, Jonas. Merricat is the only Blackwood who ever leaves the house. She does all the grocery shopping and tries her best to act n...
Aerin
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2.5 Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle, by Shirley Jackson
For a short novel, this was a bit of a slog. The narrator and everyone surrounding her were just so deeply unpleasant to spend time with, and there's barely any plot to keep things moving. The Blackwoods had been a prominent, though not particularly well-liked family in the small New England town wh...
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4.0 We Have Always Lived in the Castle ★★★★☆
Shirley Jackson is so good at taking us inside the heads of characters who really don’t fully understand how disturbed they are, and neither do we, until we do. And that a-ha moment, when clarity hits. This story leaves me with even more questions about what is real or not and fascinated with the dy...
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