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We Have Always Lived In The Castle - Shirley Jackson
We Have Always Lived In The Castle
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141194998
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 158
Edition language: English
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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleThis is one of those books I've been meaning to read since forever (or at least since I read "The Lottery" in high school) and just hadn't gotten around to. Finally, I saw that the library had a copy of the audiobook and thought it would be perfect for...
Carmilla Reads
Carmilla Reads rated it
5.0 Quietly terrifying psychological horror
Although this book was first published in 1962, the idea of two young women protecting each other to the extent of letting others die to sustain their close relationship is universally and endurably chilling in a world where we are encouraged to believe that women (and especially sisters) should be ...
Living an Enriched Life
Living an Enriched Life rated it
4.0 We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Far from being immense fan and immense reader of horror novels of any kind, mainly because they've got a potential to turn my stomach upside down with their gory storytelling, but even I have to admit to myself and others that this one was really well written and told quite an interesting story of a...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it
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 rated it
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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