Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

I was really not sure what to expect with We Have Always Lived in the Castle. I read this book because it’s Libby’s favorite book in Holding Up the Universe, and I was curious about it after hearing it mentioned so often in that book. It’s a gothic “horror” novel, and it was one of those books where I wasn’t quite sure what was going on half of the time. I wasn’t sure what was real and what was not. I’m still not sure. Merricat (Mary Catherine Blackwood) lives with her older sister, Constance, and her ailing uncle, Julian. They were the only survivors of a mass […]

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