A psychological thriller.
Who was Elizabeth?
Was she the girl who called herself Elizabeth, a lifeless person with no emotions and no friends?
Was she Beth, a sweet, outgoing young woman who everyone liked?
Was she Betsy, lighthearted and wild, who broke the rules of society?
Was she Bess? Arrogant, spoiled, demanding, a poor little rich girl who never grew up?
In The Bird's Nest, four personalities fight for control over a young girl's mind.
Shirley Jackson (1916–1965) was an influential American author. A popular writer in her time, her work has received increasing attention from literary critics in recent years. She has influenced such writers as Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Nigel Kneale and Richard Matheson.
Shirley Jackson. Wikipedia.