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The Haunting of Hill House

6 Ratings: 4.3
A book by Shirley Jackson

Shirley Jackson'sThe Haunting of Hill Househas unnerved readers since its original publication in 1959. A tale of subtle, psychological terror, it has earned its place as one of the significant haunted house stories of the ages. Eleanor Vance has … see full wiki

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Author: Shirley Jackson
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Penguin Classics
2 reviews about The Haunting of Hill House
review by . November 18, 2012
"No live organism can continue for long to exist sanely under conditions of absolute reality; even larks and katydids are supposed, by some, to dream." - Shirley Jackson, The Haunting of Hill House       If you - like me, like Jackson, like many others - have become aware of life's padding - those cushions of little fantasies we place around our minds to make existence bearable -, if you have sensed the presence of a looming irrationality and feared the insanity …
review by . August 18, 2007
The rich character development in this stunning story drips off the pages like the sweetest nectar as the reader is teleported into a gut wrenching, eerie tale of a forlorn house looking for new blood.     When doctor Montague decides to stay at a very famous haunted house he doesn't wants to go alone. For the ride he picks three people who have tempted fate with strange happenings in hopes of bring the house to life with the sensitive receptors they might poses. He invites Luke, …
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