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The Haunting of Hill House (First Edition) by Shirley Jackson - First Edition - 1959 - from Royal Books, Inc. (SKU: 156427)

The Haunting of Hill House (First Edition)

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The Haunting of Hill House (First Edition)

by Shirley Jackson

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About This Item

New York: Viking, 1959. First Edition. First Edition. Shirley Jackson's classic novel. Basis for the 1953 film directed by Robert Wise and starring Julie Harris and Claire Bloom.

Near Fine in a Very Good or better price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket front panel lightly creased at the top edge, with brief wear at the corners and a lightly faded spine panel.

Synopsis

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
Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
156427
Title
The Haunting of Hill House (First Edition)
Author
Shirley Jackson
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Viking
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1959
Keywords
Books into Film | Horror
Bookseller catalogs
Books into Film; Horror;

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