EccentricMuse

Eccentric Musings (jakaEM)

"I have undergone sharp discipline which has taught me wisdom; and then, I have read more than you would fancy." Emily Brontë

 

still figuring this place out - Jen W

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Currently reading

Friend of My Youth
Alice Munro
Progress: 115/288 pages
Survival: A Thematic Guide to Canadian Literature
Margaret Atwood
We Have Always Lived in the Castle - Shirley Jackson, Thomas Ott, Jonathan Lethem So, is Shirley Jackson the love child of Alfred Hitchcock and Tim Burton or what?

Seriously freaky and really, really good - because the characters, beyond eccentric, are also portrayed as victims entirely worthy of sympathy. Even the one who kills her entire family but for her beloved sister.