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10 thoughts on “Come Along With Me

  1. says:

    When the whole family comes down with the gripe it makes for an amusing night of bed switching, blanket and pillow switching along with the many accouterments the various family members take to bed Delightful, amusing and as a parent she must have had a great deal of patience.


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    If I had to pick a favorite short story from this book I d say all of them All of the short stories wedged their creepy little fingers way back into my head and seem to have gotten a pretty good hold back there Like I said in my update Ms Jackson has this things about houses that just makes me fear these structures now She makes me believe that houses are alive, breathing, and sometimes sinister things I look for changes in my house I listen to what it says When I leave my house I lock If I had to pick a favorite short story from this book I d say all of them All of the short stories wedged their creepy little fingers way back into my head and seem to have gotten a pretty good hold back there Like I said in my update Ms Jackson has this things about houses that just makes me fear these structures now She makes me believe that houses ...


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    The subtlety that works incredibly well in classic horror films works its magnificent power in this realm like it never has before sorry King, sorry Barker sorry del Toro and sorry Lovecraft or since Nobody can reach the pointillistic American Gothic of Shirley Jackson.Death stains all matter of factly and doesn t comfort but unnerve Characters in her short tales fill up empty rooms slowly as if with all of their hopes and dreams Her world is one ripe with horrid implications gross d The subtlety that works incredibly well in classic horror films works its magnificent power in this realm like it never has before sorry King, sorry Barker sorry del Toro and sorry Lovecraft or since Nobody can reach the pointillistic American Gothic ...


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    Thinking this was an actual novel, I was surprised when I started to find it was actually a compilation of an unfinished novel only a taste of what had been completed before Shirley Jackson s death , 16 stories, and three essays The title unfinished novel is heartbreaking in the sense that the first three chapters are wonderful, and it would have been nice had she been able to go as far with the novel as she had wanted The short stories are classic Jackson I had forgotten that prior to read Thinking this was an actual novel, I was surprised when I started to find it was actua...


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    When Jackson writes about hauntings or murders you can pretend that you are reading about the unusual You don t have that luxury with these short stories Here the quotidian cruelties, the pettiness, the dishonesty and selfishnes...


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    These stories are mixed Some of them, like the grippe one, are funny Family funny.But others are so close to a psychosis perception that they are chilling When meant to be just descriptive event or period or place scenarios Or not One day on a bus, or conversations with the boardinghouse lady etc Remembering a day with a fri...


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    A short story collection published posthumously by Shirley Jackson s husband The title story, Come Along With Me, is apparently the initial few chapters of a novel left uncompleted The concept of the story captivated me It is by far the strongest element of the collection A middleaged, devoted, farm wife is suddenly widowed She opts to sell cash out absolutely everything she owns and sets off with no destination in mind, no plans She even abandons her name Everything from there on is dec A short story collection published posthumously by Shirley Jackson s husband The title story, Come Along With Me, is apparently the initial few chapters of a novel left uncompleted The concept of the story captivated me It is by far the strongest element of the collection A middleaged, devoted, farm wife is suddenly widowed She opts to sell cash out absolutely everything she owns and sets off with no destination in mind, no plans She even abandons her name Everything from there on is ...


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    I m doing a lifetime book challenge where you read one book from each year since you were born I chose this book for 1968 because I wanted to include a Shirley Jackson and the rest of her books were published before I was born This collection was released posthumously As for her previously work, I can highly recommend The Haunting of Hill House , We Have Always Lived in the Castle , and The Lottery and Other Stories.This volume is a mishmash collection including some lectures essays, a pa I m doing a lifetime book challenge where you read one book from each year since you were born I chose this book for 1968 because I wanted to include a Shirley Jackson and the rest of her books were published before I was born This collection was released posthumously As for her previously work, I can highly recommend The Haunting of Hill House , We Have Always Lived in the Castle , and The Lottery and Other Stories.This volume is a mishmash collection including some lectures essays, a partially finished novel, and various short stories.Come Along With Me This i...


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    This is a collection of short stories that include an unfinished story because of her death, her most famous story, and lectures where she describes her career.It seems like whenever I read an anthology my rating always ends up being a three star rating I like some stories and some I do not This was my introduction to this writer and I don t think she is for me She does a terrific job with the atmosphere and being cryptic But therein lie...


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    This posthumous collection starts with the title story, which is the beginning of the novel Jackson was working on when she died If there is a heaven, and I get to go there, and Shirley Jackson is there, one of the first things I will do is find her and have her tell me what happens next Breathtakingly brilliant.Following that, there are fourteen previously uncollected stories, all great The best way I can describe them to the uninitiated is to have you imagine the world of Mad Men, all tho This p...


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Come Along With Me A Haunting And Psychologically Driven Collection From Shirley Jackson That Includes Her Best Known Story The Lottery At Last, Shirley Jackson S The Lottery Enters Penguin Classics, Sixty Five Years After It Shocked America Audiences And Elicited The Most Responses Of Any Piece In New Yorker History In Her Gothic Visions Of Small Town America, Jackson, The Author Of Such Masterworks As The Haunting Of Hill House And We Have Always Lived In The Castle, Turns An Ordinary World Into A Supernatural Nightmare This Eclectic Collection Goes Beyond Her Horror Writing, Revealing The Full Spectrum Of Her Literary Genius In Addition To Come Along With Me, Jackson S Unfinished Novel About The Quirky Inner Life Of A Lonely Widow, It Features Sixteen Short Stories And Three Lectures She Delivered During Her Last Years.