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We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Author: Shirley Jackson
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Living in the Blackwood family home with only her sister Constance and her Uncle Julian for company, Merricat just wants to preserve their delicate way of life. But ever since Constance was acquitted of murdering the rest of the family, the world isn't leaving the Blackwoods alone. And when Cousin Charles arrives, armed with overtures of friendship and a desperate need to get into the safe, Merricat must do  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Jackson
ISBN: 9780141191454 0141191457
OCLC Number: 421780741
Description: 158 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Shirley Jackson.

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Living in the Blackwood family home with only her sister Constance and her Uncle Julian for company, Merricat just wants to preserve their delicate way of life. But ever since Constance was acquitted  Read more...

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