Book Review : We Have Always Lived In The Castle by Shirley Jackson

Book Review : We Have Always Lived In The Castle by Shirley Jackson

My name is Mary Katherine Blackwood. I am eighteen years old, and I live with my sister Constance. I have often thought that with any luck at all I could have been born a werewolf, because the two middle fingers on both my hands are the same length, but I have had to be content with what I had. I dislike washing myself, and dogs, and noise, I like my sister Constance, and Richard Plantagenet, and Amanita phalloides, the death-cap mushroom. Everyone else in my family is dead… Continue reading Book Review : We Have Always Lived In The Castle by Shirley Jackson

Book Review : The Haunting Of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Book Review : The Haunting Of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House. Continue reading Book Review : The Haunting Of Hill House by Shirley Jackson