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The Haunting of Hill House

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The Haunting of Hill House

by Jackson, Shirley

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Lakewood, CO: Centipede Press. F. 2021. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First trade edition identical to the limited edition but without the l imitation page or signatures. A fine, as new copy in a fine, as new du st jacket. Still sealed in the publisher's shrink wrap. Bound in black cloth with luminous green gateway on the front board and ghost on the rear board. Spine lettering in orange and red. Wraparound color dust jacket repeated on the jacket's verso. Six color and ten black & white illustrations by Matt Mahurin. Silver & black pictorial endpapers. Ri bbon marker, head and tail bands. Introduction by Caitlin R. Kiernan. Additional essays by Stephen King, Shirley Jackson, and Laurence Jacks on Hyman. .

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
Dearly Departed Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
84008
Title
The Haunting of Hill House
Author
Jackson, Shirley
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - F
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Centipede Press
Place of Publication
Lakewood, CO
Date Published
2021

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