Posts Tagged ‘Shirley Jackson’
In Strange Girls, twenty-one authors dare to tackle what makes the girls in this collection different. Vampires, selkies, murderous mermaids, succubus, and possessed dolls take center stage in these short storiesFriday, March 6th, 2020
As readers of Deb Atwoodâ€™s blogÂ Pen In Her HandÂ know, Atwood is passionate about ghost fiction. Since 2011, Atwood has read, re-read, and written about ghost literature. 31 Ghost Novels to Read Before You Die presents a selection of the best of these posts.Â
Among the books discussed are old favorites (The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson) as well as some indie gems few people will know about (The 20â€™s Girl, the Ghost, and All That Jazz by June Kearns). There are ghost novels for every reader, in genres ranging from historical to literary to romance. “
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- Â I like spiders, but I’m afraid of yellow jackets (the insect, not the garment).
- Â My hair is purple.
- Â I love to wander around old cemeteries.
- Â I have traveled throughout the KoreanÂ countryside (and treasured every minute).
- Â My heart goes pitter patter for big dogs and fat cats.
- Â If I had to choose one mode of travel, I would choose the train.
- I suffer from math phobia.
- Â One time in London I inadvertently spent a night in a homeless hotel, and it changed me.
- Â I’m a scaredy cat passenger in a car (as my husband will attest).
- I’m passionate about ghost fiction and ghost movies.
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