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Check out my birthday present from my mother in law! Even one from my teacher, Stephen Graham Jones! #bestmotherinlaw #stephengrahamjones #paultremblay #shirleyjackson #levgrossman #gemmafiles #horrorfiction #horrorbooks
and stopped at #halfpricebooks for some #shirleyjackson #kafka and #thecrow 👻
Frightfully cold today. Spending it cooped up with tea and Shirley Jackson. #amreading #bookstagram #bookish #books #shirleyjackson #tea
TEN FOOT DEEP #shirleyjackson
Today was the first time I woke to sun shining through my bedroom blinds in weeks! It's been a very dull January so today's sunshine put me in a very good, positive mood. I decided to share this in a sky inspired collection of books 🌤️📘 I hope you're all having a lovely day too! 
#bookappreciation #bookpage #bookcommunity #bookspine #sky #dreambig #bookcollection #bookcollector #goodnightmrtom #allmyfriendsaresuperheroes #andrewkaufman #thewhitebook #roalddahl #thetalesofbeedlethebard #shirleyjackson #jamesfrey #bookish
Today was the first time I woke to sun shining through my bedroom blinds in weeks! It's been a very dull January so today's sunshine put me in a very good, positive mood. I decided to share this in a sky inspired collection of books 🌤️📘 I hope you're all having a lovely day too! #bookappreciation  #bookpage  #bookcommunity  #bookspine  #sky  #dreambig  #bookcollection  #bookcollector  #goodnightmrtom  #allmyfriendsaresuperheroes  #andrewkaufman  #thewhitebook  #roalddahl  #thetalesofbeedlethebard  #shirleyjackson  #jamesfrey  #bookish 
The face we Texans make when stepping out into 20-degree weather. ❄️ ‪Isn’t it something else? To keep everyone safe, we’re going to open the shop at noon today. Coffee Cake Book Club is cancelled. Take care, all — we’ll see you this afternoon!
| #bookstagram #shirleyjackson
The face we Texans make when stepping out into 20-degree weather. ❄️ ‪Isn’t it something else? To keep everyone safe, we’re going to open the shop at noon today. Coffee Cake Book Club is cancelled. Take care, all — we’ll see you this afternoon! | #bookstagram  #shirleyjackson 
What I'm currently reading...
The Lottery and Other Stories, by
Shirley Jackson
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#bookstagram #booklover
#bookaddict #bookworm
#bibliophile #shelflove
#shirleyjackson #thelottery
#penguinbooks #penguinukbooks 
#penguinmodernclassics 
#bookishposts #coverdesign
#dempstersbookshelf
FINALMENTE SEI MIOOOOOOOOOOOOOO🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 #books #leggere #libri #lettura #letteratura #adelphi @adelphiedizioni #relax #shirleyjackson #likeforlike #followmyprofile
When your preschoolers unwittingly recreate a scene in Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery during playtime 😩😄😮 #shirleyjackson #thelottery #preschool
I’m incredibly excited to read this! Plus I’m now on a book buying ban for quite a while 😂😂 #thehauntingofhillhouse #shirleyjackson #horror #bookstagram #bookmail #bookworm #ilovebooks
Finally, #thehauntingofhillhouse by #shirleyjackson was some truly dark shit and I LOVED it. Picked this one up from a full Jackson display at Foyles in London in the Charing Cross Road, which was enormous and well lit and kind of echoey.
Finally, #thehauntingofhillhouse  by #shirleyjackson  was some truly dark shit and I LOVED it. Picked this one up from a full Jackson display at Foyles in London in the Charing Cross Road, which was enormous and well lit and kind of echoey.
Ich mache gerade eine kleine Mittagspause zwischen Arbeit und Uni und da nutze ich doch die Gelegenheit, die heutige Frage zum #booksandhotdrinkstuesday zu beantworten. 😊 Die liebe @katha_logisch möchte nämlich wissen, ob wir Bücher, die uns beim Lesen dann doch nicht so gut gefallen, auch mal abbrechen oder doch weiterlesen. Tatsächlich beschäftigt mich diese Angelegenheit seit ein paar Monaten immer mehr, denn ich hatte gegen Ende letzten Jahres einige Fälle, die ich bis zum Ende gelesen habe, die ich im Nachhinein aber besser abgebrochen hätte. Bis jetzt habe ich das aber nicht geschafft, weil ich generell niemand bin, der halbe Sachen macht, und ich auch immer die Hoffnung hatte, es könnte ja noch besser werden... Das war aber fast nie der Fall und das hat mich dann hinterher (und vor allem dann auch so gehäuft) sehr frustriert und geärgert, sodass ich mir für dieses Jahr vorgenommen habe, nicht mehr so viel wertvolle (Lese-)Zeit an Bücher zu verschwenden, die mich nicht überzeugen können. Wird nicht einfach, aber es lohnt sich bestimmt. 😊 Wie handhabt ihr das?
#bookstagram #igreads #bookstagrammer #booksofinstagram  #instabooks #readersofinstagram #bookish #bibliophile #booklove #booklover #bookworm #bookaholic #bookaddict #Bücherliebe #Bücherwurm #ShirleyJackson #WeHaveAlwaysLivedintheCastle #DonDeLillo #FallingMan #tea #teacup #teatime
Ich mache gerade eine kleine Mittagspause zwischen Arbeit und Uni und da nutze ich doch die Gelegenheit, die heutige Frage zum #booksandhotdrinkstuesday  zu beantworten. 😊 Die liebe @katha_logisch möchte nämlich wissen, ob wir Bücher, die uns beim Lesen dann doch nicht so gut gefallen, auch mal abbrechen oder doch weiterlesen. Tatsächlich beschäftigt mich diese Angelegenheit seit ein paar Monaten immer mehr, denn ich hatte gegen Ende letzten Jahres einige Fälle, die ich bis zum Ende gelesen habe, die ich im Nachhinein aber besser abgebrochen hätte. Bis jetzt habe ich das aber nicht geschafft, weil ich generell niemand bin, der halbe Sachen macht, und ich auch immer die Hoffnung hatte, es könnte ja noch besser werden... Das war aber fast nie der Fall und das hat mich dann hinterher (und vor allem dann auch so gehäuft) sehr frustriert und geärgert, sodass ich mir für dieses Jahr vorgenommen habe, nicht mehr so viel wertvolle (Lese-)Zeit an Bücher zu verschwenden, die mich nicht überzeugen können. Wird nicht einfach, aber es lohnt sich bestimmt. 😊 Wie handhabt ihr das? #bookstagram  #igreads  #bookstagrammer  #booksofinstagram  #instabooks  #readersofinstagram  #bookish  #bibliophile  #booklove  #booklover  #bookworm  #bookaholic  #bookaddict  #Bücherliebe  #Bücherwurm  #ShirleyJackson  #WeHaveAlwaysLivedintheCastle  #DonDeLillo  #FallingMan  #tea  #teacup  #teatime 
Reading break, and before the stories in this collection of the works of Shirley Jackson even start, I'm charmed by this illustration ("I just like the binding, that's all"). .

January boxes are starting to wing their ways around the world - if you're expecting a January box, or have bought one as a gift, you ought to have received an email from the Crow yesterday with details of when to expect it! If you didn't receive said email and signed up in time for the January box, do check your spam, and if there's nothing there, pop by the Contact Us page at www.prudenceandthecrow.com and send the Crow a quick note (please, with your full name! We have so many of you with identical first names:) and she'll check everything is all good! .

If you'd like to join us for a February box, there's still time! #linkinbio
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Now, back to Shirley Jackson (my favourite of hers is 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle', incidentally) and this excellent cup of coffee :) ~P .

#bookbox #illustratedbooks #americanliterature #shirleyjackson #amreading #coffeeandabook #bookish #bibliophile #booklife #bookoftheday #bookstagram
Reading break, and before the stories in this collection of the works of Shirley Jackson even start, I'm charmed by this illustration ("I just like the binding, that's all"). . January boxes are starting to wing their ways around the world - if you're expecting a January box, or have bought one as a gift, you ought to have received an email from the Crow yesterday with details of when to expect it! If you didn't receive said email and signed up in time for the January box, do check your spam, and if there's nothing there, pop by the Contact Us page at www.prudenceandthecrow.com and send the Crow a quick note (please, with your full name! We have so many of you with identical first names:) and she'll check everything is all good! . If you'd like to join us for a February box, there's still time! #linkinbio  . Now, back to Shirley Jackson (my favourite of hers is 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle', incidentally) and this excellent cup of coffee :) ~P . #bookbox  #illustratedbooks  #americanliterature  #shirleyjackson  #amreading  #coffeeandabook  #bookish  #bibliophile  #booklife  #bookoftheday  #bookstagram 
[2/30] #2018ReadingChallenge
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Dr. John Montague is a scholar researching on supernatural phenomenons and is about to publish a book based on the research. There’s a renowned haunted house named Hill House, and he invited people to help him in finishing the research and the book, then come Eleanor Vance, Theodora, and Luke (The heir of the house). The four of them stayed for days and the house, with its dreary and grim past, started to do its magic on them.
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I was actually drawn to the book because people were citing and highly praise it, including Stephen King (as written in his Danse Macabre). Goodreads reviewer dubbed this as an exemplar for today’s horror. Also said that the book will give you a sense of terror rather than horror.
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Which is true, for the most part. I didn’t actually feel full goosebumps or some shivers on my spine, but indeed, there were parts that even reading in the broad daylight made me shivered. The ending was quite a meh for me, I was expecting something grandeur but instead the otherwise I get.
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But then I saw the explanation in Wikipedia that the book is open to interpretation, which is interesting and true. The haunting was never explained whether it was caused by an otherworldly entity or a psychokinetic abilities or whatnot.
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But I would recommend this. Really. It was a short read but the characters were well-developed to a degree that I care about them, and disliked the haughty wife of the doctor. Which is a good sign of great writing. I might continue reading her other works such as (recommended) We Have Always Lived In This Castle.
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#ShirleyJackson #TheHauntingofHillHouse #Bookstagram
[2/30] #2018ReadingChallenge  . Dr. John Montague is a scholar researching on supernatural phenomenons and is about to publish a book based on the research. There’s a renowned haunted house named Hill House, and he invited people to help him in finishing the research and the book, then come Eleanor Vance, Theodora, and Luke (The heir of the house). The four of them stayed for days and the house, with its dreary and grim past, started to do its magic on them. . I was actually drawn to the book because people were citing and highly praise it, including Stephen King (as written in his Danse Macabre). Goodreads reviewer dubbed this as an exemplar for today’s horror. Also said that the book will give you a sense of terror rather than horror. . Which is true, for the most part. I didn’t actually feel full goosebumps or some shivers on my spine, but indeed, there were parts that even reading in the broad daylight made me shivered. The ending was quite a meh for me, I was expecting something grandeur but instead the otherwise I get. . But then I saw the explanation in Wikipedia that the book is open to interpretation, which is interesting and true. The haunting was never explained whether it was caused by an otherworldly entity or a psychokinetic abilities or whatnot. . But I would recommend this. Really. It was a short read but the characters were well-developed to a degree that I care about them, and disliked the haughty wife of the doctor. Which is a good sign of great writing. I might continue reading her other works such as (recommended) We Have Always Lived In This Castle. . 4/5 . #ShirleyJackson  #TheHauntingofHillHouse  #Bookstagram 
Missing fall/autumn already. I just got this edition of The Haunting of Hill House as a gift, and I’m in love with the cover and the overall look/feel of this book. I also got this cute little book to serve as a reading log for the next few months. #booklover #bookworm #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #booknerd #booksofinstagram #spooky #shirleyjackson #bookaddict #bookaholic #horror #horrorjunkie #igreads #reading #bibliophile #instabook #coverart #booksandtea
Missing fall/autumn already. I just got this edition of The Haunting of Hill House as a gift, and I’m in love with the cover and the overall look/feel of this book. I also got this cute little book to serve as a reading log for the next few months. #booklover  #bookworm  #bookstagram  #bookstagrammer  #booknerd  #booksofinstagram  #spooky  #shirleyjackson  #bookaddict  #bookaholic  #horror  #horrorjunkie  #igreads  #reading  #bibliophile  #instabook  #coverart  #booksandtea 
My favorite book is becoming a movie this year! They better do it right. #wehavealwayslivedinthecastle #shirleyjackson #newmovie
‘No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill house, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so for eighty years and might stand for eighty more. Within, Walls continued upright, bricks met neatly, floors were firm, and doors were sensibly shut; silence lay steadily against the wood and stone of Hill House, and whatever walked there, walked alone.... ‘

Thus openeth my absolute favourite read. If you had any doubts in your mind as to what my #favouriteadaptation would be for #glenjensjanchallenge them let this be your full and final answer. 
If you haven’t yet had The delights of watching #RobertWise’s #TheHaunting then I suggest you prioritise it, as a pertinent matter. One would think, with such flawless, menacing prose that no cinematic visualisation could do this #terrifyingtome the justice it deserves. Yet somehow (mostly with a static and oppressive black and white reel and a penchant for sinister low angle shots) he mostly manages to convey the menace lurking behind these insane walls. Full of ambiguity and tension ratcheted to 110% we watch the scenes unravel, fully expectant of some ominous end. 
#ShirleyJackson - the #Queenofdarktales #wouldyouexpextanythingless #frighteningfiction #spookytales #themotherofallhauntedhousetales #nailthosedoorsshut #whateverwalkedtherewalkedalone #bookstagram #bookworm #darktales #diggingforslugs #recommendedread #favouriteauthor #giveyourselfovertoabsolutepleasure #hauntedhouse #ambiguousreads
‘No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream. Hill house, not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so for eighty years and might stand for eighty more. Within, Walls continued upright, bricks met neatly, floors were firm, and doors were sensibly shut; silence lay steadily against the wood and stone of Hill House, and whatever walked there, walked alone.... ‘ Thus openeth my absolute favourite read. If you had any doubts in your mind as to what my #favouriteadaptation  would be for #glenjensjanchallenge  them let this be your full and final answer. If you haven’t yet had The delights of watching #RobertWise ’s #TheHaunting  then I suggest you prioritise it, as a pertinent matter. One would think, with such flawless, menacing prose that no cinematic visualisation could do this #terrifyingtome  the justice it deserves. Yet somehow (mostly with a static and oppressive black and white reel and a penchant for sinister low angle shots) he mostly manages to convey the menace lurking behind these insane walls. Full of ambiguity and tension ratcheted to 110% we watch the scenes unravel, fully expectant of some ominous end. #ShirleyJackson  - the #Queenofdarktales  #wouldyouexpextanythingless  #frighteningfiction  #spookytales  #themotherofallhauntedhousetales  #nailthosedoorsshut  #whateverwalkedtherewalkedalone  #bookstagram  #bookworm  #darktales  #diggingforslugs  #recommendedread  #favouriteauthor  #giveyourselfovertoabsolutepleasure  #hauntedhouse  #ambiguousreads 
Stories, tea and chocolate to get me through Blue Monday... Although Jackson isn't exactly an ideal choice if you're trying to lift your spirits 😉 these tales are dark indeed, but I'm really enjoying them! 
#bookstagram #darktales #shirleyjackson #penguinmodernclassics #booksandtea #igreads #bookworm #bookphotography #bibliophile
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Seconda domenica del mese significa “Pezzi di memoria”, mercatini dell’usato a Mirandola.
E mercatini significa il mio rivenditore preferito di libri usati 📚
Ogni volta trovo delle piccole e grandi meraviglie.
Quando gli ho mostrato i libri che volevo prendere si è sorpreso che conoscessi il libro di Helen Macdonald: “l’ho tirato fuori dagli scatoloni per scommessa”.
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#laleggendadelsantobevitore #josephroth #ioemabel #helenmacdonald #lincubodihillhouse #shirleyjackson #unapiladilibri #pezzidimemoria
. Seconda domenica del mese significa “Pezzi di memoria”, mercatini dell’usato a Mirandola. E mercatini significa il mio rivenditore preferito di libri usati 📚 Ogni volta trovo delle piccole e grandi meraviglie. Quando gli ho mostrato i libri che volevo prendere si è sorpreso che conoscessi il libro di Helen Macdonald: “l’ho tirato fuori dagli scatoloni per scommessa”. • 📖 mi mancano una quarantina di pagine per terminare “L’incubo di Hill House” di Shirley Jackson. Nonostante abbia già letto altro dell’autrice, non so proprio cosa aspettarmi dal finale. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #laleggendadelsantobevitore  #josephroth  #ioemabel  #helenmacdonald  #lincubodihillhouse  #shirleyjackson  #unapiladilibri  #pezzidimemoria 
#3 - Appropriately finished during this non-stop downpour. What a little tripper. 👏👌🏻🌧 #happymonday #shirleyjackson #penguinclassics #goodreadschallenge
Working my way through the ‘to-read’ stack but I’ve got to stop adding to it 📚
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#NoMoreBooksForAWeekAtleast 
#BookPile
"Is that you, Adam?". No, Aly. That is American writer Shirley Jackson. 
#doppleganger 
#shirleyjackson 
#lookeelikee 
#illtakeit
ずっと前に読んだ本。

彼女の質問に、彼は注意ぶかく、丁重に耳を傾けた。パパから聞いたんだけど、もしほんとうにむずかしい質問があったら、答えを知るためには図書館へ行くのがいちばんいい、なぜって図書館なら、まずたいていの質問に答えてくれるはずだからって、そう少女は言った。ふたりの背後には、ニューヨーク市立図書館の広大なロビーのざわめきが、かすかに反響していた。外では、一対の石造りの獅子が永遠の見張りを続けていた。下巻p356

けっして声を高める必要のなかった
シャーリイ・ジャクスンをしのんで
・山荘綺談
・くじ
・わたしたちはいつもお城に住んでいた
・日時計
―――上巻冒頭の献辞 
#スティーヴンキング #シャーリージャクスン #早川書房 #読書 #stephenking #firestarter #shirleyjackson #thelottery #books #bookstagram #本room
ずっと前に読んだ本。 彼女の質問に、彼は注意ぶかく、丁重に耳を傾けた。パパから聞いたんだけど、もしほんとうにむずかしい質問があったら、答えを知るためには図書館へ行くのがいちばんいい、なぜって図書館なら、まずたいていの質問に答えてくれるはずだからって、そう少女は言った。ふたりの背後には、ニューヨーク市立図書館の広大なロビーのざわめきが、かすかに反響していた。外では、一対の石造りの獅子が永遠の見張りを続けていた。下巻p356 けっして声を高める必要のなかった シャーリイ・ジャクスンをしのんで ・山荘綺談 ・くじ ・わたしたちはいつもお城に住んでいた ・日時計 ―――上巻冒頭の献辞 #スティーヴンキング  #シャーリージャクスン  #早川書房  #読書  #stephenking  #firestarter  #shirleyjackson  #thelottery  #books  #bookstagram  #本room 
Second book of 2018 is Shirley Jackson’s final classic We Have Always Lived In The Castle. Jackson  is known for crafting unsettling and dark psychological thrillers and doubt this will disappoint! Giving myself till 29/01/18 to finish this!
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#books #thriller #bookstagram #booksofinstagram #bookie #bookchallenge #reading #readingchallenge #instabook #gayreader #booklover #bookgram #shirleyjackson #modernclassics
" Poor strangers, they have so much to be afraid of" #currentlyreading #shirleyjackson #wehavealwayslivedinthecastle #bookstagram
Book Club 💛 Thanks @karensadler for all this deliciousness🍴🥄defo recommend reading “The Lottery and Other Stories” #shirleyjackson ⠀⠀ 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 #thelotteryandotherstories
Book Club 💛 Thanks @karensadler for all this deliciousness🍴🥄defo recommend reading “The Lottery and Other Stories” #shirleyjackson  ⠀⠀ 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 #thelotteryandotherstories 
Bought Annihilation and #ShirleyJackson’s Dark Tales on Thursday, @auntiesbooks. Back today for parts 2 & 3. With more time on my hands I’m rediscovering fiction. #southernreachtrilogy #bookstores
I finished reading We Have Always lived in the Castle yesterday. I wanted to read this for the longest time and was finally able to purchase this beautiful edition with a gift card from my grandparents. To be honest, it wasn't my favorite thing in the world but I am glad I read it. .
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Now I can finish up 1984 and get moving on The Dead Zone so I can catch up with @theatretenor for our Castle Rock buddy read. The badass Shirley Jackson pillow is from @the.nocturnal.readers.box
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#book #books #bookish #bookstagram
#read #reading #bookworm #booknerd #bibliophile #shirleyjackson #wehavealwayslivedinthecastle
I finished reading We Have Always lived in the Castle yesterday. I wanted to read this for the longest time and was finally able to purchase this beautiful edition with a gift card from my grandparents. To be honest, it wasn't my favorite thing in the world but I am glad I read it. . . Now I can finish up 1984 and get moving on The Dead Zone so I can catch up with @theatretenor for our Castle Rock buddy read. The badass Shirley Jackson pillow is from @the.nocturnal.readers.box . . #book  #books  #bookish  #bookstagram  #read  #reading  #bookworm  #booknerd  #bibliophile  #shirleyjackson  #wehavealwayslivedinthecastle 
Thrilled to have this #60s beauty #backinstock in the shop! #thelottery #shirleyjackson #anthology #horrorbooks #classics #vintagebooks
@Regrann from @silvia_salgado_sev -  Empiezo a pensar que estoy ante un libro de los mágicos. Siempre hemos vivido en el castillo. @editorialminuscula #Shirleyjackson #leerengordaelalma #books #leoen2018 #bookstagram - #regrann
Empiezo a pensar que estoy ante un libro de los mágicos. Siempre hemos vivido en el castillo. @editorialminuscula #Shirleyjackson #leerengordaelalma #books #leoen2018 #bookstagram
My bookshelf situation is out of control. Or I should say: my lack of bookshelf situation? My husband is getting annoyed with my random stacks of books. He thinks I have a problem...I like to think of it as a quirk? 📚📚📚
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#amreading #amreadinghorror #horror #horrorfan #horrorfiction #booklovers #bookstagram #bibliophile #shelfiesunday #darkfantasy #ladiesofthefright #podcast #stephenking #peterstraub #theexorcist #shirleyjackson #literature #literaryhorror  #horrornerd #readingissexy #bookporn #iread #currentlyreading #instabooks #booklife #TBR #booktower #books #bookpile
My bookshelf situation is out of control. Or I should say: my lack of bookshelf situation? My husband is getting annoyed with my random stacks of books. He thinks I have a problem...I like to think of it as a quirk? 📚📚📚 . . . . . . . . . . #amreading  #amreadinghorror  #horror  #horrorfan  #horrorfiction  #booklovers  #bookstagram  #bibliophile  #shelfiesunday  #darkfantasy  #ladiesofthefright  #podcast  #stephenking  #peterstraub  #theexorcist  #shirleyjackson  #literature  #literaryhorror  #horrornerd  #readingissexy  #bookporn  #iread  #currentlyreading  #instabooks  #booklife  #TBR  #booktower  #books  #bookpile 
Still processing. SPIDER BABY obsessives: you need to read this. #shirleyjackson #sympatheticmagic
#okudumbitti #bizhepşatodayaşadık #shirleyjackson 
Bir ödevimde mekan - beden ilişkisi üzerine yazmak için ikinci defa okudum, yine hayran kaldım. Shirley Jackson harikalar yaratmış, kitap okuduğum en iyi gotik edebiyat örneklerinden biri.  Biz Hep Şatoda Yaşadık tuhaf bir durgunlukla ilerliyor ama öyle bir şey ki okurken her an çok kötü bir şey olabilirmiş gibi hissediyorsunuz.  Bir sonraki bölümde ne olacağını kestirmek olanaksız. Bununla beraber Blackwoodlar'ın kendi içlerindeki sakin yaşantısı okuyucuya huzur veriyor. Jackson'ın küçük detaylarla canlandırdığı karakterlerini çok sevdim, onlarla birlikte zehir türlerini tekrar ederek yaşayabilirdim. 
Kitap ağır ağır ilerleyen sis gibi, gotik türünü sevenlerin Biz Hep Şato'da Yaşadık'ı beğenmemesi imkansız bence. 
Biz Hep Şatoda Yaşadık'ı ürpertici olan her şeyi doğal bir sıradanlıkla sunduğu için rahatsız edici bulanlar olacaktır, bense kitabı güzel yapan asıl şeyin bu olduğunu düşünüyorum. 183 sayfa akıp giderken içimizdeki binbir insandan en tuhaf olanı huzur buluyor. Detaylı yazısı yakında blogumda olacak. Herkese mutlu haftalar=) 🌑
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#kitap #book #instabook #booklove #kitapsevgisi #booknerd #bookgeek #vsco #vscocam #vscobooks #blogger #vscoblogger #büyülüayraç #kitaptavsiyesi #wehavealwayslivedinthecastle #sirenyayınları
#okudumbitti  #bizhepşatodayaşadık  #shirleyjackson  Bir ödevimde mekan - beden ilişkisi üzerine yazmak için ikinci defa okudum, yine hayran kaldım. Shirley Jackson harikalar yaratmış, kitap okuduğum en iyi gotik edebiyat örneklerinden biri. Biz Hep Şatoda Yaşadık tuhaf bir durgunlukla ilerliyor ama öyle bir şey ki okurken her an çok kötü bir şey olabilirmiş gibi hissediyorsunuz. Bir sonraki bölümde ne olacağını kestirmek olanaksız. Bununla beraber Blackwoodlar'ın kendi içlerindeki sakin yaşantısı okuyucuya huzur veriyor. Jackson'ın küçük detaylarla canlandırdığı karakterlerini çok sevdim, onlarla birlikte zehir türlerini tekrar ederek yaşayabilirdim. Kitap ağır ağır ilerleyen sis gibi, gotik türünü sevenlerin Biz Hep Şato'da Yaşadık'ı beğenmemesi imkansız bence. Biz Hep Şatoda Yaşadık'ı ürpertici olan her şeyi doğal bir sıradanlıkla sunduğu için rahatsız edici bulanlar olacaktır, bense kitabı güzel yapan asıl şeyin bu olduğunu düşünüyorum. 183 sayfa akıp giderken içimizdeki binbir insandan en tuhaf olanı huzur buluyor. Detaylı yazısı yakında blogumda olacak. Herkese mutlu haftalar=) 🌑 🌑 🌑 #kitap  #book  #instabook  #booklove  #kitapsevgisi  #booknerd  #bookgeek  #vsco  #vscocam  #vscobooks  #blogger  #vscoblogger  #büyülüayraç  #kitaptavsiyesi  #wehavealwayslivedinthecastle  #sirenyayınları 
Dünya Kitap Yılın Yayınevi ödülünün sahibi Siren Yayınları bu hafta eganba.com 'da Haftanın Yayınevi;

#haftanınyayınevi #sirenyayınları #dünyakitap #yılınyayınevi #daveeggers #shirleyjackson #jonathansafranfoer #valerialuiselli #jackkerouac #colsonwhitehead #kitap #kitapalışverişi #kitapkurdu #kitapoku #book #bookstagram #eganba #eganbacom
Saturday night & I am listening to a read aloud of #thelottery by #ShirleyJackson #shortstory #oneofmyfaves
I found out a movie is being made of this book.  Should be interesting.  Anyone else love this book?  What do you think of movies made from books?  What are the best ones? (Besides Harry Potter, because, duh.) 😄
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Kitap fantastiklikten dramatikliğe zarif bir biçimde geçti. Aslında ilk cümlede hayal kırıklığı olacak gibiydi ama ilerledikçe topladı ve merak uyandırdı. Kitabın hem konu hem de karakterler bakımından farklı olduğunu söyleyebilirim.

Kitap, bulundukları kasabada sevilmeyen bir ailenin şüpheli ölümü ve geride kalan hayalperest ve kendi dünyalarında yaşayan kızlarının tuhaf ritüeller, garip alışkanlıklar, gerçek dünyaya uyarladıkları kimi senaryolar içinde yaşamalarını anlatıyor. Kızların, özellikle küçük olanın garip bir bakış açısı var. Dünyayı kendi istediği biçimde görüyor ve olaylar onun gözünden anlatılıyor. Anlatılan aslında dramatik bir hikaye olmasına karşın garipliği bu tarafını örtüyor ve onu hüzünden uzaklaştırıyor. Bazı kısımlarda özellikle çevrenin ikiyüzlü, paraya düşkün, zayıf bulduğu anda saldırmaya hazır bekleyen insanlarının dahil olduğu noktalarında sinirlerim bozulmadı değil ancak dediğim gibi karakterler o bakış açısında olmayınca, öfke ya da üzüntü hissetmeyince, bir hayalin içinde gibi her şeye devam edince siz de fazla takılmadan geçip gidiyorsunuz. Yalnız beni tatmin etmeyen bir şey var, o da sona kadar merak ettiğim sorunun cevabını alamadan kitabın bitmiş olması😒 Katilin sebebini doğrudan olmasa da kimi sinyallerle vermeliydi yazar bence. Yine de iki kız kardeşi sevdim. “Doğada hiçbir şey yoktan var olmuyor ve sarayların enkaza, hayallerin hezeyana dönmesi için bir an yetiyor; geriye biraz toz, belki biraz da kül kalıyor. En ölümcül zehirler, tıpkı en kuvvetli tılsımlar gibi insan yüreğinde büyüyor ve hiçbir yer, ama hiçbir yer insanın evi gibi olmuyor.” #bizhepsatodayasadik #shirleyjackson #kitapyorumu
Kitap fantastiklikten dramatikliğe zarif bir biçimde geçti. Aslında ilk cümlede hayal kırıklığı olacak gibiydi ama ilerledikçe topladı ve merak uyandırdı. Kitabın hem konu hem de karakterler bakımından farklı olduğunu söyleyebilirim. Kitap, bulundukları kasabada sevilmeyen bir ailenin şüpheli ölümü ve geride kalan hayalperest ve kendi dünyalarında yaşayan kızlarının tuhaf ritüeller, garip alışkanlıklar, gerçek dünyaya uyarladıkları kimi senaryolar içinde yaşamalarını anlatıyor. Kızların, özellikle küçük olanın garip bir bakış açısı var. Dünyayı kendi istediği biçimde görüyor ve olaylar onun gözünden anlatılıyor. Anlatılan aslında dramatik bir hikaye olmasına karşın garipliği bu tarafını örtüyor ve onu hüzünden uzaklaştırıyor. Bazı kısımlarda özellikle çevrenin ikiyüzlü, paraya düşkün, zayıf bulduğu anda saldırmaya hazır bekleyen insanlarının dahil olduğu noktalarında sinirlerim bozulmadı değil ancak dediğim gibi karakterler o bakış açısında olmayınca, öfke ya da üzüntü hissetmeyince, bir hayalin içinde gibi her şeye devam edince siz de fazla takılmadan geçip gidiyorsunuz. Yalnız beni tatmin etmeyen bir şey var, o da sona kadar merak ettiğim sorunun cevabını alamadan kitabın bitmiş olması😒 Katilin sebebini doğrudan olmasa da kimi sinyallerle vermeliydi yazar bence. Yine de iki kız kardeşi sevdim. “Doğada hiçbir şey yoktan var olmuyor ve sarayların enkaza, hayallerin hezeyana dönmesi için bir an yetiyor; geriye biraz toz, belki biraz da kül kalıyor. En ölümcül zehirler, tıpkı en kuvvetli tılsımlar gibi insan yüreğinde büyüyor ve hiçbir yer, ama hiçbir yer insanın evi gibi olmuyor.” #bizhepsatodayasadik  #shirleyjackson  #kitapyorumu 
“I wished they were all dead and I was walking on their bodies. They rarely spoke directly to me, but only to each other. “That’s one of the Blackwood girls,” I heard one of them say in a high mocking voice, “one of the Blackwood girls from Blackwood Farm.”
💀🖤💀 #shirleyjackson #amreading #bookworm #bookblogger #writersofinstagram #writerslife
Obsessed with this book and book cover from the 1970s- Shirley Jackson's 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle' 🖤💙🖤 #bookcoverart #shirleyjackson  #wehavealwayslivedinthecastle
Storyteller #ShirleyJackson at Plainfield Public Schools’ Family Fun Night.
Storyteller #ShirleyJackson  at Plainfield Public Schools’ Family Fun Night.
Esta novela la combina el terror gótico con el humor, un matiz q no suelen mostrar las novelas de terror. La protagonista es inolvidable. Una pequeña salvaje con mucho carácter. Me ha encantado, Merricat, Leo y yo nos vamos a la Luna contigo 😊#siemprehemosvividoenelcastillo #shirleyjackson @editorialminuscula #llegirperviure
Esta novela la combina el terror gótico con el humor, un matiz q no suelen mostrar las novelas de terror. La protagonista es inolvidable. Una pequeña salvaje con mucho carácter. Me ha encantado, Merricat, Leo y yo nos vamos a la Luna contigo 😊#siemprehemosvividoenelcastillo  #shirleyjackson  @editorialminuscula #llegirperviure 
I so enjoyed this - it was dark, unnerving and wickedly funny - brilliant!
#shirleyjackson #wehavealwayslivedinthecastle  #merrikat #avidreader #waterstones #greatreads
Tyckte mycket om Hemsökelsen på Hill House👻 så var tvungen att köpa Vi har alltid bott på slottet🏰 också 😍ser framemot! 🖤 #shirleyjackson #viharalltidbottpåslottet #hemsökelsenpåhillhouse #thehauntingofhillhouse #wehavealwayslivedinthecastle #bookstagram #typewriter #skrivmaskin #booklover #bookhoarder #bookworm #mimaförlag #bokälskare #books #bookaddict
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Dinner with the Cannibal Sisters
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This novella is a short, dark gem.
Left wanting more, which I guess is the desired effect.
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Sitting next to the Penguin Horror classics, superbly curated by Guillermo Del Toro.
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#thereadersbooknook : Stacked
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#grimdragon : Stabby stabby kill kill kill
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#douglasclegg #dinnerwiththecannibalsisters #cemeterydance #horror #horrorfan #horrorbooks #horrorfiction #penguinhorror #classics #novella #bookstagram #books #booklover #bookworm #booknerd #bookaddict #bookporn #guillermodeltoro #hplovecraft #edgarallanpoe #maryshelley #rayrussell #shirleyjackson
. Douglas Clegg Dinner with the Cannibal Sisters . This novella is a short, dark gem. Left wanting more, which I guess is the desired effect. . Sitting next to the Penguin Horror classics, superbly curated by Guillermo Del Toro. . . #thereadersbooknook  : Stacked . #grimdragon  : Stabby stabby kill kill kill . . #douglasclegg  #dinnerwiththecannibalsisters  #cemeterydance  #horror  #horrorfan  #horrorbooks  #horrorfiction  #penguinhorror  #classics  #novella  #bookstagram  #books  #booklover  #bookworm  #booknerd  #bookaddict  #bookporn  #guillermodeltoro  #hplovecraft  #edgarallanpoe  #maryshelley  #rayrussell  #shirleyjackson 
New blog post up on Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle! Link in bio 😄
New blog post up on Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle! Link in bio 😄
I finally got all the books I ordered from Book Depository with the Christmas money I was given. I can’t wait to read all of them, so excited!!! #read #reading #bookstagram #books #bookshelf #books📚 #bibliophile #alwaystimetoread #christmasbookhaul2017 #bookhaul #kealanpatrickburke #aniaahlborn #shirleyjackson #raybradbury #natsuokirino #hiromikawakami #yasunarikawabata #gradyhendrix
Confira a resenha do livro enigmático Sempre Vivemos no Castelo! Só clicar no link da bio!

#Livros #literatura #ShirleyJackson #SempreVivemosNoCastelo #Leitura #resenha #review #analise #books #Bookaholic #instabooks
“We have always lived in the castle”. Finally got around to reading this creepy classic.
“We have always lived in the castle”. Finally got around to reading this creepy classic.
Os Blackwood nunca foram uma família muito ativa ou inquieta, embora fossem numerosos. Uma família grande e feliz. Mas dos sete membros existentes, sobraram apenas três:
Mary Katherine {Merricat}, sua irmã mais velha Constance e tio Julian.
Tudo por causa do arsênico no pote de açúcar, fatal para quase todos. ☕️💀
"Uma família reunida para a refeição noturna. Sem nunca cogitar que seria a última vez." 🍲🍽💀
Constance, por ter preparado as refeições, foi acusada dos assassinatos e inocentada posteriormente. E, agora, eles vivem isolados dentro dos portões que cercam a propriedade dos Blackwood. É Merricat quem vai até aquele vilarejo feioso para buscar comida e livros - Constance nunca anda além do próprio jardim e tio Julian está preso a uma cadeira de rodas - e quem aguenta os insultos dos moradores que sempre os odiou, mas ela fica tranquila sabendo que sua irmã está protegida atrás das "muralhas do castelo" onde vivem. Porém, com a chegada do primo Charlie, Mary pressente que o perigo pode estar rondando os cômodos e que, a qualquer momento, a estrutura de equilíbrio e felicidade que eles construíram, irá ruir!
Por causa do título, da premissa e por ser citado na literatura, "Sempre Vivemos no Castelo" despertou em mim a curiosidade de lê-lo. E aí, é inevitável não criar grandes expectativas, né? E, talvez, por isso  eu terminei a leitura com apenas um "Ah!" e não um "Uau!" como se era esperado. Eu até gostei do livro, embora não tenha visto toda esta maestria divulgada. Com uma narrativa onde nada interessante parece de fato acontecer {só melhora um pouquinho depois da metade} e com um desfecho previsível - sem aquele plot twist arrasador! 🙁 - achei a história bem leve e pouco aterrorizante para um suspense/drama família, que tinha todos os elementos essenciais para ser perturbador e bastante sombrio. 👻💀🙈
NOTA: 3,5/5 ⭐️📚 📷 Foto autoral.
Os Blackwood nunca foram uma família muito ativa ou inquieta, embora fossem numerosos. Uma família grande e feliz. Mas dos sete membros existentes, sobraram apenas três: Mary Katherine {Merricat}, sua irmã mais velha Constance e tio Julian. Tudo por causa do arsênico no pote de açúcar, fatal para quase todos. ☕️💀 "Uma família reunida para a refeição noturna. Sem nunca cogitar que seria a última vez." 🍲🍽💀 Constance, por ter preparado as refeições, foi acusada dos assassinatos e inocentada posteriormente. E, agora, eles vivem isolados dentro dos portões que cercam a propriedade dos Blackwood. É Merricat quem vai até aquele vilarejo feioso para buscar comida e livros - Constance nunca anda além do próprio jardim e tio Julian está preso a uma cadeira de rodas - e quem aguenta os insultos dos moradores que sempre os odiou, mas ela fica tranquila sabendo que sua irmã está protegida atrás das "muralhas do castelo" onde vivem. Porém, com a chegada do primo Charlie, Mary pressente que o perigo pode estar rondando os cômodos e que, a qualquer momento, a estrutura de equilíbrio e felicidade que eles construíram, irá ruir! Por causa do título, da premissa e por ser citado na literatura, "Sempre Vivemos no Castelo" despertou em mim a curiosidade de lê-lo. E aí, é inevitável não criar grandes expectativas, né? E, talvez, por isso eu terminei a leitura com apenas um "Ah!" e não um "Uau!" como se era esperado. Eu até gostei do livro, embora não tenha visto toda esta maestria divulgada. Com uma narrativa onde nada interessante parece de fato acontecer {só melhora um pouquinho depois da metade} e com um desfecho previsível - sem aquele plot twist arrasador! 🙁 - achei a história bem leve e pouco aterrorizante para um suspense/drama família, que tinha todos os elementos essenciais para ser perturbador e bastante sombrio. 👻💀🙈 NOTA: 3,5/5 ⭐️📚 📷 Foto autoral.
I have a serious problem with Shirley Jackson: it's impossible to put her books down
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#bookstagram #instabooks #igbooks #igreads #booklover #bookaholic #bookworm #bookaddict #bibliophile #book #books  #bookish #bookstagramfeature  #bookfeatured  #bookishfeatures #shirleyjackson #lizzie #thebirdsnest #thehauntingofhillhouse #lincubodihillhouse #adelphi #horror #addicted #justonemorechapter
This book is as creepy as the River Styx, so of course I think everyone should read it. 😁 
Truly though it has got a lot going for it besides the hair-raising quotient. Like any lasting horror story, it's not so much about the things that go bump in the night, but the feelings that bump around inside of us and others that are so frightening. The loneliness, the missed opportunities, the illusions we create to keep ourselves hopeful, to feel included; how through all of our bluster and fumbling we just want so much to achieve connection, to be seen. If you haven't read the book of seen the movie (the 1963 version, please) the plot involves three strangers meeting at Hill House at the invitation of a paranormal scholar, Dr. Montague, who is hoping these selected few will help him find evidence of psychic phenomena. The house has a dark history (but of course) and strange occurrences begin to disturb the guests, none more so than the delicate, almost desperate Eleanor, who has her own sad past. Yes, there have been hundreds of haunted house stories, but Shirley Jackson's is at the top. She knows how to create mystery and character interactions that feel so real. #shirleyjackson #thehauntingofhillhouse #bookstagram #books #booksofinstagram #bookreviews #review #read #keepreading #hillhouse #whateverwalkedtherewalkedalone #ghosts #madness #horror #mystery #knockknock
This book is as creepy as the River Styx, so of course I think everyone should read it. 😁 Truly though it has got a lot going for it besides the hair-raising quotient. Like any lasting horror story, it's not so much about the things that go bump in the night, but the feelings that bump around inside of us and others that are so frightening. The loneliness, the missed opportunities, the illusions we create to keep ourselves hopeful, to feel included; how through all of our bluster and fumbling we just want so much to achieve connection, to be seen. If you haven't read the book of seen the movie (the 1963 version, please) the plot involves three strangers meeting at Hill House at the invitation of a paranormal scholar, Dr. Montague, who is hoping these selected few will help him find evidence of psychic phenomena. The house has a dark history (but of course) and strange occurrences begin to disturb the guests, none more so than the delicate, almost desperate Eleanor, who has her own sad past. Yes, there have been hundreds of haunted house stories, but Shirley Jackson's is at the top. She knows how to create mystery and character interactions that feel so real. #shirleyjackson  #thehauntingofhillhouse  #bookstagram  #books  #booksofinstagram  #bookreviews  #review  #read  #keepreading  #hillhouse  #whateverwalkedtherewalkedalone  #ghosts  #madness  #horror  #mystery  #knockknock 
This book is still to this day, one of my favorites! I love how she writes and makes you feel all the same emotions that the characters feel. This was the perfect spooky book. I couldn’t resist but to make it into matches. 🖤 grab yours! Link in bio!
This book is still to this day, one of my favorites! I love how she writes and makes you feel all the same emotions that the characters feel. This was the perfect spooky book. I couldn’t resist but to make it into matches. 🖤 grab yours! Link in bio!
👋 hey friends!!! It's day 3 of this summer rain &i love it,so much so I've even ditched my 🚲 to walk 30mins to work instead!!👟 Talk about #newyearnewme 😂😂
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My fellow kiwi #bookstagrammer Jessie @southisle_bibliophile tagged me for DAY 2 of the '7 Days 7 Book Covers Challenge!'📚 Post a book cover that you love. No explanation. No review. No information on the book. Just a book cover that you love. 📚 .
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I tag, моя подруга, @bookgirlph -if you're upfor it! 💪😂 .
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#bookstagram #bookish #books #bookstagramfeature #ilovebooks #whatiread #bookworm
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#penguinmodernclassics #bookporn #bookfeature #bookfeaturepage #bookishfeatures #shirleyjackson #sonicyouth #bibliophile #bookaholic
👋 hey friends!!! It's day 3 of this summer rain &i love it,so much so I've even ditched my 🚲 to walk 30mins to work instead!!👟 Talk about #newyearnewme  😂😂 . . My fellow kiwi #bookstagrammer  Jessie @southisle_bibliophile tagged me for DAY 2 of the '7 Days 7 Book Covers Challenge!'📚 Post a book cover that you love. No explanation. No review. No information on the book. Just a book cover that you love. 📚 . . I tag, моя подруга, @bookgirlph -if you're upfor it! 💪😂 . . #bookstagram  #bookish  #books  #bookstagramfeature  #ilovebooks  #whatiread  #bookworm  #penguinstagram  #penguinmodernclassics  #bookporn  #bookfeature  #bookfeaturepage  #bookishfeatures  #shirleyjackson  #sonicyouth  #bibliophile  #bookaholic 
#booklootjan2018 challenge day 11: Favorite classic 🐹🗯 We Have Always Lived in the Castle by #shirleyjackson is a recent read, actually, but an instant favorite. I’ve since read more of her work and continue to be enamored. I can’t recommend her highly enough!
#readingchallenge #bibliophile #biblio #booknerd #booklover #classicliterature #literature #litlover #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #reading
NOW AVAILABLE!! Melodies of Midnight: 34 Dark Tales by David A. Volpe. Want a copy of your own? Click the link in my bio 😀
NOW AVAILABLE!! Melodies of Midnight: 34 Dark Tales by David A. Volpe. Want a copy of your own? Click the link in my bio 😀
Shirley Jackson.

Jackson is both a major figure in the American Gothic tradition and a significant, proto-feminist chronicler of mid-twentieth-century women’s lives.
Shirley Jackson. Jackson is both a major figure in the American Gothic tradition and a significant, proto-feminist chronicler of mid-twentieth-century women’s lives.
So tired this evening but the solution to wash away all the daily stress is jus one: reading few pages on the sofa and under my favourite blanket of ever!
#lincubodihillhouse #thehauntingofhillhouse #shirleyjackson #gliadelphi #instabook #bookgram #igreading #igbook #booklover #bookaddicted #bookaholic #bookworm #book #wintereading #nothingcouldhurtyouifyouhadabookonyourside #rome #january2018 #winter❄
Yay! @reqreadcast #2: The Lottery

Do you LOVE literature? GREAT! @go_lb and  @jess_a got you! 
Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery is one of the most twisted short stories ever, so Lauren & Jessica are all over it! Grab a copy & join in! #ShirleyJackson

LISTEN AT SEXPOTCOMEDY.com!
Yay! @reqreadcast #2 : The Lottery Do you LOVE literature? GREAT! @go_lb and @jess_a got you! Shirley Jackson’s The Lottery is one of the most twisted short stories ever, so Lauren & Jessica are all over it! Grab a copy & join in! #ShirleyJackson  LISTEN AT SEXPOTCOMEDY.com!
Llevo las #lecturas atrasadas y es que a veces la vida se complica, el ajetreo actual hace difícil  disfrutar de las grandes cosas cuando  uno quiere 😉..acabé hoy este #libro y me ha gustado mucho!! #lecturaimprescindible #leoautoras #lecturarecomendada Al principio el ritmo me pareció un poco lento, hacia la mitad se fue poniendo más  interesante...y la verdad me ha gustado 😍 #siemprehemosvividoenelcastillo #shirleyjackson
I got a bad grade on a paper in college. It was on Brideshead Revisited and I think the complaint was that I seemed to be agreeing uncritically with Waugh's sorrowing take on post-war tribulations of the aristocracy. But basically, I just over-indentify with Charles Ryder.

Anyway, Sara Water's fifth novel, The Little Stranger is preoccupied with this same world with a considerably more nuanced take on the power structures than I brought to bear in my paper. It is also a truly creepy ghost story in the tradition of the great Shirley Jackson.

The narrator, a country doctor, finds himself increasingly drawn into the lives of an aristo family struggling to hold on to their crumbling great house and estates in England of the 1940s, where political and economic conditions are aligned against them. The family's distress is complicated and heightened by a string of strange and frightening events that appear to point to a malevolent supernatural agent. This is a haunted and haunting book and the final paragraphs floored me. I see it was short-listed for the Man-Booker, which is a good sign though, paradoxically, winning it is not. It's a very different book than The Fingersmith: here, the questions of sexuality are almost entirely sublimated, but each is memorable and great in its way. I think The Little Stranger reveals the author as a writer of impressive breadth. #sarawaters #bookstagram #gothicnovel #mystery #bridesheadrevisited #shirleyjackson #waugh #postwar #downtonabbey #ghoststory
I got a bad grade on a paper in college. It was on Brideshead Revisited and I think the complaint was that I seemed to be agreeing uncritically with Waugh's sorrowing take on post-war tribulations of the aristocracy. But basically, I just over-indentify with Charles Ryder. Anyway, Sara Water's fifth novel, The Little Stranger is preoccupied with this same world with a considerably more nuanced take on the power structures than I brought to bear in my paper. It is also a truly creepy ghost story in the tradition of the great Shirley Jackson. The narrator, a country doctor, finds himself increasingly drawn into the lives of an aristo family struggling to hold on to their crumbling great house and estates in England of the 1940s, where political and economic conditions are aligned against them. The family's distress is complicated and heightened by a string of strange and frightening events that appear to point to a malevolent supernatural agent. This is a haunted and haunting book and the final paragraphs floored me. I see it was short-listed for the Man-Booker, which is a good sign though, paradoxically, winning it is not. It's a very different book than The Fingersmith: here, the questions of sexuality are almost entirely sublimated, but each is memorable and great in its way. I think The Little Stranger reveals the author as a writer of impressive breadth. #sarawaters  #bookstagram  #gothicnovel  #mystery  #bridesheadrevisited  #shirleyjackson  #waugh  #postwar  #downtonabbey  #ghoststory 
Dünya Kitap Yılın Yayınevi ödülünün sahibi Siren Yayınları bu hafta eganba.com 'da Haftanın Yayınevi;

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Just an Ordinary Day - Finished part one ages ago, I think it is time to continue. Does anyone else read short story collections slowly? #shirleyjackson #justanordinaryday #shortstory #bookstagram #penguinstagram #penguinmodernclassics #reading #reader #booksofinstagram #bookish #bibliophile #linen #hmhome