Shirley Jackson

The Road Through the Wall

originally published:
New York : Farrar Straus and Company

We offered this copy of the author's first book, inscribed by her to her parents, in 2005.


  • First Book(1948)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 12/14/1916
died: 8/8/1965
born as: Shirley Hardie Jackson

American novelist and short-story writer known for her sublte psychological horror. Her much-anthologized story "The Lottery" caused a sensation when it was published in The New Yorker. Among her novels are The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle.

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