October 24: Shirley Jackson

October 24: Shirley Jackson's "The Haunting of Hill House" | Daily Literary Quotes at Literary Cobblestones
October 24: Shirley Jackson’s “The Haunting of Hill House” | Daily Literary Quotes at Literary Cobblestones

Hello, Cobblers!

It’s Saturday, and what better way to spend your Saturday than to be terrified? If you agree with this notion, then you’ve come to the right place. Today is reserved for the Queen of American Gothic, Shirley Jackson, and her piece “The Haunting of Hill House.

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Take a look at a feature from The Independent, by David Barnett, focusing on her life, along with her works: “The haunting of Shirley Jackson: Was the gothic author’s life really as bleak as her fictions?

Last up for today, a feature from the Nerdist, by Samantha Sofka: “Terrifying page turners: The Haunting of Hill House.”

Be sure to check back tomorrow for our Sunday sadness post, featuring Victor Hugo.

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