We Have Always Lived in the Castle
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We Have Always Lived in the Castle

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Taking readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly murderous family and the struggle that ensues when a cousin arrives at their estate. This edition features a new introduction by Jonathan Lethem. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 129.54 x 213.36 x 17.78mm | 217.72g
  • Penguin Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Deluxe ed.
  • 0143039970
  • 9780143039976
  • 99,253

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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 "show more

About Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson (1919-1965), a celebrated writer of horror, wrote many stories as well as six novels and two works of nonfiction. Jonathan Lethem is the author of numerous acclaimed novels, including Motherless Brooklyn and The Fortress of Solitude.show more
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