We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson

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Author Shirley Jackson has thrilled fans of horror and intrigue for decades with her superbly crafted stories and has even inspired such authors as Neil Gaiman and Stephen King. We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a classic tale of gothic horror sure to delight fans everywhere and has been optioned for film.

Six years after four family members died of arsenic poisoning, the three remaining Blackwoods–elder, agoraphobic sister Constance, wheelchair-bound Uncle Julian, and eighteen-year-old Mary Katherine, or, Merricat–live together in pleasant isolation. Merricat has developed an idiosyncratic system of rules and protective magic to guard the estate against intrusions from hostile villagers. But one day a stranger arrives–cousin Charles, with his eye on the Blackwood fortune–and manages to penetrate into their carefully shielded lives. Unable to drive him away by either polite or occult means, Merricat adopts more desperate methods, resulting in crisis, tragedy, and the revelation of a terrible secret.

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Used – good condition – Paperback

Publisher: Camden; Large type edition edition (September 5, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0965011798
ISBN-13: 978-0965011792
ASIN: 1445836335
Package Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.3 x 1.7 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds



Additional information

Weight 25.6 oz
Dimensions 1.7 × 5.3 × 7.9 in


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