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We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

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“…Though the Castle of the title is the scene of the multiple poisoning of all but 3 members of the Blackwood family. Yet the remaining members live in a sort of fairytale harmony or so it seems… ” Ann

ISBN 9780141191454

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“…Though the Castle of the title is the scene of the multiple poisoning of all but 3 members of the Blackwood family. Yet the remaining members live in a sort of fairytale harmony or so it seems… ” Ann

Living in the Blackwood family home with only her sister Constance and her Uncle Julian for company, Merricat just wants to preserve their delicate way of life. But ever since Constance was acquitted of murdering the rest of the family, the world isn’t leaving the Blackwoods alone. And when Cousin Charles arrives, armed with overtures of friendship and a desperate need to get into the safe, Merricat must do everything in her power to protect the remaining family.

Shirley Jackson’s masterpiece: the deliciously dark and funny story of Merricat, tomboy teenager, beloved sister – and possible lunatic. ‘Her greatest book … at once whimsical and harrowing, a miniaturist’s charmingly detailed fantasy sketched inside a mausoleum …

Through depths and depths and bloodwarm depths we fall, until the surface is only an eerie gleam high above, nearly forgotten; and the deeper we sink, the deeper we want to go’ Donna Tartt, author of The Goldfinch

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