The Haunting of Hill House
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 182 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 19 July 2012|
The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre
First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's "The Haunting of Hill House" has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of a "haunting"; Theodora, his lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers--and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.
About the Author
Shirley Jackson (1919-1965), a celebrated writer of horror, wrote many stories as well as six novels and two works of nonfiction.
Laura Miller, previously an editor at Salon.com, writes essays and reviews for the "New York Times," the "New Yorker," and other publications.
|Publisher: ||Penguin Classics|
|Dimensions: ||19.0 x 13.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.17 kg)|