We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Publish date: June 5th 1984
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Pages no: 214
Edition language: English
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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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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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.
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