In the uproarious sequel to "Life Among the Savages," the author of "The Haunting of Hill House "confronts the most vexing demons yet: her children In the long out-of-print sequel to "Life Among the Savages," Jackson's four children have grown from savages into full-fledged demons. After bursting the seams of their first house, Jackson's clan moves into a larger home. Of course, the chaos simply moves with them. A confrontation with the IRS, Little League, trumpet lessons, and enough clutter to bury her alive--Jackson spins them all into an indelible reminder that every bit as thrilling as a murderous family in a haunted house is a happy family in a new home.
SHIRLEY JACKSON (1916-1965) first rose to fame with her short story "The Lottery." Her six novels and many short stories confirmed her as an essential voice in twentieth century American fiction.