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The sundial

Author: Shirley Jackson
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, [2014] ©1958
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the Halloran clan gathers at the family home for a funeral, no one is surprised when the somewhat peculiar Aunt Fanny wanders off into the secret garden. But then she returns to report an astonishing vision of an apocalypse from which only the Hallorans and their hangers-on will be spared, and the family finds itself engulfed in growing madness, fear, and violence as they prepare for a terrible new world.
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Genre/Form: Gothic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Jackson
ISBN: 9780143107064 0143107062
OCLC Number: 857234407
Description: xii, 222 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Shirley Jackson ; foreword by Victor Lavalle.

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When the Halloran clan gathers at the family home for a funeral, no one is surprised when the somewhat peculiar Aunt Fanny wanders off into the secret garden. But then she returns to report an astonishing vision of an apocalypse from which only the Hallorans and their hangers-on will be spared, and the family finds itself engulfed in growing madness, fear, and violence as they prepare for a terrible new world.

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