Life Among the Savages
A darkly funny account of family life from the author of The Haunting of Hill House and The Lottery.
As well as being a master of the macabre, Shirley Jackson was also a pitch-perfect chronicler of everyday family life. In Life Among the Savages, her caustically funny account of raising her children in a ramshackle house in Vermont, she deals with rats in the cellar, misbehaving imaginary friends, an oblivious husband and ever-encroaching domestic chaos, all described with wit, warmth and plenty of bite.
Published: in UK in 2019
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN 13: 9780241387801
ISBN 10: 0241387809
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