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We Have Always Lived in the Castle: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions) (Paperback)

    By Shirley Jackson, Jonathan Lethem (Introduction by), Thomas Ott (Illustrator)
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    Shirley Jackson's beloved gothic tale of a peculiar girl named Merricat and her family's dark secret

    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.

    About the Author

    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.
    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780143039976
    ISBN-10: 0143039970
    Publisher: Penguin Books
    Publication Date: October 31st, 2006
    Pages: 146
    Language: English