We Have Always Lived in the Castle - Wikipedia We Have Always Lived in the Castle is a 1962 mystery novel by American author Shirley Jackson It was Jackson's final work, and was published with a dedication to Pascal Covici, the publisher, three years before the author's death in 1965 The novel is written in the voice of eighteen-year-old Mary Katherine "Merricat" Blackwood, who lives with her sister and uncle on an estate in Vermont
We Have Always Lived in the Castle: (Penguin Orange . . . Shirley Jackson (1916–1965) received wide critical acclaim for her short story “The Lottery,” which was first published in the New Yorker in 1948 Her works available from Penguin Classics include We Have Always Lived in the Castle, The Haunting of Hill House, Come Along with Me, Hangsaman, The Bird’s Nest, and The Sundial, as well as Life Among the Savages and Raising Demons available
Malaria Killed Half the People Who Have Ever Lived Malaria killed half the people who have ever lived This surprising statement pops up from time to time; in fact, I found a variation of it in a 2002 Nature article by John Whitfield, and Nature is usually a trustworthy source But is this true?