Your Possessions Will Possess You | Litro Lab Podcast

Your Possessions Will Possess You | Litro Lab Podcast
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The little girl, who was not stupid, hated the doll, and so before she went to bed that night she hid it at the very far end of her room with its face to the wall. But when she woke up the next morning the doll had moved. It was now propped up on the table next to the window, and worst of all it was looking straight at her.

– Robin Stevens

This week on Litro Lab, we bring you a spooky story about the complex relationship we all have with the objects we own. We like to accumulate them in our houses and spend large sums of money on them. Some make our lives easier, others are just pretty. We enjoy having them around because they define us. That said, have you ever wondered about the inner life of the things you own? What if they had a special kind of soul? Would they like you back? Or would they have more sinister feelings?

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Robin Stevens

About Robin Stevens

Robin started out writing literary features for Litro and joined the team in November 2012. She is from Oxford by way of California, and she recently completed an English Literature MA at King's College, London. Her dissertation was on crime fiction, so she can now officially refer to herself as an expert in murder (she's not sure whether she should be proud of that). Robin reviews books for The Bookbag and on her own personal blog, redbreastedbird.blogspot.co.uk. She also writes children's novels. Luckily, she believes that you can never have too many books in your life.

Robin started out writing literary features for Litro and joined the team in November 2012. She is from Oxford by way of California, and she recently completed an English Literature MA at King's College, London. Her dissertation was on crime fiction, so she can now officially refer to herself as an expert in murder (she's not sure whether she should be proud of that). Robin reviews books for The Bookbag and on her own personal blog, redbreastedbird.blogspot.co.uk. She also writes children's novels. Luckily, she believes that you can never have too many books in your life.

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