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The Magic of Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This collection is a generous selection of Jackson's work, consisting of three complete books:
The Bird's Nest,
Life Among the Savages,
Raising Demons,
and eleven short stories--including the world-famous The Lottery.

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The Magic of Shirley Jackson
PART ONEShort StoriesTHE DAEMON LOVERShe had not slept well; from one-thirty, when Jamie left and she went lingeringly to bed, until seven, when she at last allowed herself to get up and make coffee, she had slept fitfully, stirring awake to open her eyes and look into the half-darkness, remembering over and over, slipping again into a feverish dream. She spent almost an hour over her coffee--they were to have a real breakfast on the way--and then, unless she wanted to dress early, had nothing to do. She washed her coffee cup and made the bed, looking carefully over
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Shirley Jackson

  • Shirley Jackson, born in 1919, was the author of numerous books, including Hangsman, Life Among the Savages, and We Have Always Lived in the Castle. For the last twenty years of her life, until her death in 1965, she lived in North Bennington, Vermont.
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Shirley Jackson

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