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We Have Always Lived in the Castle 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

10 thoughts on “We Have Always Lived in the Castle

  1. Nataliya Nataliya says:

    Bizarre, strange, haunting, sinister, disturbing, twisted, foreboding, suffocatingly claustrophobic, leaving you with the ever growing sense of unease What else can I say about this book to give it justice This is a chillingly terrifying story that has nothing to do with the things that go BUMP in the night No, it s the odd terror that co

  2. Bill Kerwin Bill Kerwin says:

    This book is a masterpiece It is short and spare and written in crystal clear prose, yet so evocative that it is richer in nuance than most good novels twice its size It is so good I could kick myself for not reading it years ago, yet so mythic I am convinced I have known it always, like a tragic folktale or a chilling childhood dream And yet,

  3. Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin says:

    You will be wondering about that sugar bowl, I imagine Is it still in use You are wondering has it been cleaned You may very well ask was it thoroughly washed This book is looney tune I m not even sure about some things that happened One of my GR friends needs to message me so we can discuss some things on this book Of course no one will read this

  4. Miranda Reads Miranda Reads says:

    What you think you know, you don tSeveral years ago, someone poisoned the sugar bowl at the last Blackwood family dinner, resulting in the death of nearly every family member Only the two sisters Merricat and Constance and their ailing uncle Julian remain on the secluded estate but they are not the same as they once were Since that fateful day, each rem

  5. Michael Michael says:

    My favorite Shirley Jackson novel A masterpiece of unreliable narration and of the eerie relationship between childishness and horror.I m now re reading this for a December group read, so I thought I d update this review as I go.A lot has already been written about the masterful opening paragraph of this book, so I ll focus instead on the opening chapter It

  6. Tatiana Tatiana says:

    I might be the only person in the world who thinks this book is too weird, senseless, anticlimactic and almost plotless The characters however are charismatic in their craziness It s just not my type of crazy.

  7. Felice Laverne Felice Laverne says:

    The least Charles could have done, Constance said, considering seriously, was shoot himself through the head in the drivewayHave you ever tiptoed down a hall in a dark house late at night, not sure if you really heard that bump in the night That is what reading this novel was like, in all of the best ways possible Shirley Jackson is a renowned master at the macabre, t

  8. Fabian Fabian says:

    A.K.A Grey Gardens by William Faulkner Are these unfortunate souls dead or alive in their domestic limbo Oh, this is one delicious yarn with plenty of turns with a terror that comes to us only by the Literary Mistress of the Dark Herself, Shirley Jackson The luxurious morbidity, the Harper Lee Goth cynicism of the book, it is all an absolute delight I am truly beginning to

  9. Julie Julie says:

    I hate you, Shirley Jackson.I HATE YOU I mean, I know you re dead and all, but still I want to drive to your haunted house in Vermont and throw rocks at your windows.I want to smash every pumpkin, carved, by your front door.I want to hold a s ance in your bedroom to summon your spirit, then I want to pull those ugly ass bobby pins from your hair, rip those ugly ass dated glasse

  10. Edward Lorn Edward Lorn says:

    Pretty language and creepy atmosphere mix with a plot I was expecting a littlefrom I kept thinking, any minute now any minute now this is going to blow a part in my hair any minute now I m going to think Where has this book been all my life any minute now I m going to see what everyone else sees in this book and cream my acid washed Jordaches And then it ended YupThe unreliable narr

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