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The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House
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The Haunting of Hill House

by Jackson, Shirley

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0140071083
ISBN 13
9780140071085
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New York, NY: Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked; slight wear at corners of spine; remainder mark to bottom edge; otherwise absolute minimal wear; appears unread; Four seekers have come to the ugly, abandoned old mansion: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of the psychic phenomenon called haunting; Theodora, his lovely and lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a lonely, homeless girl well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the adventurous future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable noises and self-closing doors, but Hill House is gathering its powers and will soon choose one of them to make its own...

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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Title
The Haunting of Hill House
Author
Jackson, Shirley
Format/Binding
Paperback
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity Available
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ISBN 10
0140071083
ISBN 13
9780140071085
Publisher
Penguin Books
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date Published
1984
Pages
246
Keywords
FICTION THRILLER HORROR FICTION AMERICAN HILL HOUSE CLASSIC

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