We Have Always Lived in the Castle

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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 hostility of the villagers.

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‘Her greatest book … at once whimsical and harrowing, a miniaturist’s charmingly detailed fantasy sketched inside a mausoleum … the deeper we sink, the deeper we want to go’ Donna Tartt

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. And when Cousin Charles arrives, armed with overtures of friendship and a desperate need to get into the safe, Merricat must do everything in her power to protect the remaining family.

With an afterword by Joyce Carol Oates

‘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

‘If you haven’t read We Have Always Lived in the Castle … you have missed out on something marvellous’ Neil Gaiman

Additional information

Weight0.134 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 1 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

158

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

813.54 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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