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Old School Wednesdays is a weekly Book Smuggler feature. We came up with the idea towards the end of 2012, when both Ana and Thea were feeling exhausted from the never-ending inundation of New and Shiny (and often over-hyped) books. What better way to snap out of a reading fugue than to take a mini-vacation […]
Title: We Have Always Lived in the Castle Author: Shirley Jackson Genre: Gothic, Horror Publisher: Penguin Publication date: First published 1962 Paperback: 224 pages Merricat Blackwood lives on the family estate with her sister Constance and her uncle Julian. Not long ago there were seven Blackwoods—until a fatal dose of arsenic found its way into […]
Title: The Haunting of Hill House Author: Shirley Jackson Genre: Horror Publisher: Penguin Publication date: First published in 1959 Paperback: 246 pages First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously […]
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