The Haunting of Hill House
Publish date: October 1st 2013
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
This book scared me. On the first unsuspecting night that I started reading it, I woke up around 2am and tried to use it to put myself back to sleep. Big mistake. Huge. There's probably been a million words written about this book and probably a thousand people that were inspired by it and I can...
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson The Haunting of Hill House is definitely an excellent work of literature I would recommend to anyone interested in something timeless. As other's have stated before, ghost houses and hauntings and horror seem to be something anyone can relate with, no...
First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of a "haunting"; Theo...
Some houses are born bad.A Classic. A masterpiece back in the day and it has held up extremely well. I enjoyed the slow burn and elegant prose which really accentuated the brooding atmosphere. I dug it.
Everytime I pickup a book by Shirley Jackson, I think, "There's no way it'll be as good as the last one." Once again I have been proven wrong. The writing in The Haunting of Hill House is beautiful and the story haunting. Instead of hitting you over the head with the spooky, it slowly creeps into th...
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