Shelley Jackson





Shelley Jackson

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in Philippines
January 01, 1963

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Average rating: 3.76 · 8,710 ratings · 1,407 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
Half Life
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 602 ratings — published 2006 — 9 editions
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The Melancholy of Anatomy
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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Patchwork Girl
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 1995
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Mimi's Dada Catifesto
3.85 of 5 stars 3.85 avg rating — 100 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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The Old Woman and The Wave
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1998
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Sophia, the Alchemist’s Dog
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 18 ratings2 editions
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The Long Meanwhile: Stories...
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2007
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Chainbreaker #1
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2000
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Wreckage of Reason: An Anth...
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My Mother She Killed Me, My...
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3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 2,129 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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“I patch together a living language out of reanimated parts, like Frankenstein, and feel no disgust at scrabbling in the charnel house. Each of us makes her own monster, who earns a cozy co-tenancy of our tomb. We’re all the last native speakers of a language that dies with us. Am I so special for tasting the rot on my tongue? For knowing whose remains I’m kitted out in?”
Shelley Jackson, Half Life

“I began to invent something new: a way to hang together without pretending I was whole”
Shelley Jackson

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