‘We Have Always Lived in the Castle’ – Shirley Jackson

London, November 2018 Overview Living in the Blackwood family home with her older sister Constance and her Uncle Julian, Katherine (or Merricat) wants to keep the world out. But with Constance acquitted of murdering the rest of the Blackwood family, the surviving members are little short of local spectacle. Things are manageable until a long-lost …

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‘The Keep’ – Jennifer Egan

Lausanne, January 2016 Overview The gothic tale of three narratives - Ray, the prisoner who writes the castle/hotel tale of Danny and Howard for Holly's class. Holly takes the third narrative with a recovered meth problem, ending at the homeland immersing herself in the imagination pool. Thoughts It was like walking through corridors that splintered …

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