Category: Jackson, Shirley

Review: The Haunting of Hill House

I was typing “this book isn’t all that scary,” but then my front door rattled and I fell out of my chair. Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House is THE haunted house story and has been on my queue for at least a…

Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Shirley Jackson is best known for The Haunting of Hill House and has a reputation for scary stories. I’m not keen on stories that have a net effect of making me more afraid of the dark, but We Have Always Lived in the Castle…