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The Haunting of Hill House
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The Haunting of Hill House Library binding - 1994

by Shirley Jackson


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The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson is widely considered one of the best literary ghost stories published during the twentieth century. The novel has been adapted to film twice — in 1963 and again in 1999 — both times under the title The Haunting. The Gothic tale tells the story of socially repressed Eleanor Vance and three others who head to Hill House to partake in an experiment involving paranormal activities.

Summary

Four seekers have arrived at the rambling old pile known as Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of psychic phenomena; Theodora, his lovely and lighthearted assistant; Luke, the adventurous future inheritor of the estate; and Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman with a dark past. As they begin to cope with chilling, even horrifying occurrences beyond their control or understanding, they cannot possibly know what lies ahead. For Hill House is gathering its powers – and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.

First Edition Identification

The Viking Press first published The Haunting of Hill House in New York in 1959. The dust jacket of first editions display the original price of $3.95.

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  • Title The Haunting of Hill House
  • Author Shirley Jackson
  • Binding Library Binding
  • Edition Reprint
  • Pages 174
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Lightyear Press
  • Date February 1994
  • ISBN 9780899684307 / 0899684300
  • Weight 0.69 lbs (0.31 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.78 x 5.78 x 0.68 in (22.30 x 14.68 x 1.73 cm)
  • Library of Congress subjects Horror fiction, Psychological fiction
  • Dewey Decimal Code FIC
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