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We Have Always Lived in the Castle

«Manages the ironic miracle of convincing the reader that a house inhabited by a lunatic, a poisoner, and a pyromaniac is a world more rich in sympathy, love and subtlety than the world outside»

Time

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. Les mer

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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.

Detaljer

Forlag
Penguin Classics
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
176
ISBN
9780141191454
Utgivelsesår
2009
Format
20 x 13 cm

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«Manages the ironic miracle of convincing the reader that a house inhabited by a lunatic, a poisoner, and a pyromaniac is a world more rich in sympathy, love and subtlety than the world outside»

Time

«A witch's brew of eerie power and startling novelty»

The New York Times

«A marvellous elucidation of life ... a story full of craft and full of mystery»

The New York Times Book Review

«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

«This novel brings back all my faith in terror and death. I can say no higher of it and her»

Dorothy Parker, Esquire

«An amazing writer»

Neil Gaiman

«The world of Shirley Jackson is eerie and unforgettable ... She is a true master»

A. M. Homes

«A masterpiece of Gothic suspense»

Joyce Carol Oates

«So eerie, so disturbing, and not a wasted word, it has the kind of economy I wish I knew how to achieve»

Jonathan Coe

«For me, it is that unique and dreamlike book ... that stands as her masterpiece»

Jonathan Lethem

«We Have Always Lived in the Castle is Jackson's masterpiece ... Stunning»

Elaine Showalter

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