The Daemon Lover

The Daemon Lover (1949)

Shirley Jackson

Jackson adds a Satanic twist to this story of a woman caught in one of life’s most painfully embarrassing and emotionally shattering situations, being abandoned by her lover on her wedding day. Mature, perceptive horror of an everyday sort. One of a series of stories featuring James Harris, the daemon lover.

Reviewed by: Nat Hocken

Rating: 6

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