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We Have Always Lived in the Castle

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Shirley Jackson - Author

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ISBN 9780140071078 | 224 pages | 05 Jun 1984 | Penguin | 5.27 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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All is peaceful at the Blackwood Estate—until a murderer strikes

Merricat Blackwood lives on the family estate with her sister Constance and her uncle Julian. Not long ago there were seven Blackwoods—until a fatal dose of arsenic found its way into the sugar bowl one terrible night. Acquitted of the murders, Constance has returned home, where Merricat protects her from the curiousity and hostility of the villagers. Their days pass in happy isolation until cousin Charles appears. Only Merricat can see the danger, and she must act swiftly to keep Constance from his grasp.
“A marvelous elucidation of life…a story full of craft and full of mystery” —The New York Times Book Review

“A witch’s brew of eerie power and startling novelty” —The New York Times


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