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Yay, my PhD didn’t entirely go to waste coz I got to write this article for Tor.com!
Five Mosaic Novels You Should Read
A mosaic novel, you say? What’s that when it’s at home?
… I talk about one of my fave creations, Merricat, from Shirley Jackson’s We Have Always Lived in the Castle.
I came to the Shirley Jackson party late. The first thing I read was The Haunting of Hill House, and that was just last year.
Continuing the posts of the exegetical component of my PhD – no criticism intended, merely analysis. This section looks at mosaic novels and other forms of fragmented storytelling.
Part Three: Mosaic
‘My lies and the fragments of truth I remember