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THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE

by Jackson, Shirley

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THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, Viking, 1959, first edition, vg+ in vg/vg+ color pictorial dust-wrapper. A modern horror novel approaching classic status and the source book for the films of the same name.

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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.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE
Author
Jackson, Shirley
Book condition
second hand
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Viking Press
Date Published
1959
Keywords
FIRST EDITIONS

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