Dear Shirley, Natalie Waite is seventeen, she is stuck at home with her family, her mother is a neurotic (rather desperate) housewife, and her father is the…… Read more “You might never find your way back”
Dear Shirley, The Bird’s Nest is a portrait, both darkly comic and terrifying, of a young woman’s psychological descent into mental illness. Dealing with a character suffering from multiple personalities disorder, you…… Read more “Gone far within, waiting behind the heart or the throat”
Shirley Hardie Jackson (1916 – 1965) was an American author. Her work influenced authors such as Stephen King and Neil Gaiman. The Haunting of Hill House (1959)… Read more "Shirley Jackson"
Shirley, dear, WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE, the last novel you published during your lifetime, is narrated by the protagonist Mary Katherine (Merricat), a…… Read more “We eat the year away”