Shirley Jackson - Quotes

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Life Among the Savages is a disrespectful memoir of my children. ---->>>

I delight in what I fear. ---->>>

I never was a person who wanted a handout. I was a cafeteria worker. I'm not too proud to ask the Best Western manager to give me a job. I have cleaned homes. ---->>>

I have always loved to use fear, to take it and comprehend it and make it work and consolidate a situation where I was afraid and take it whole and work from there. ---->>>

I very much dislike writing about myself or my work, and when pressed for autobiographical material can only give a bare chronological outline which contains no pertinent facts. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 12-14, 1919
Die: 08-08, 1965
Occupation: Novelist

Shirley Hardie Jackson (December 14, 1916 – August 8, 1965) was an American writer. She was popular during her life, and her work has received increased attention from literary critics in recent years. She has been cited as an influence on a diverse set of authors, including Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Nigel Kneale, Joanne Harris and Richard Matheson (wikipedia)