The Haunting of Hill House (Paperback)

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Dr. Montague, an occult scholar, and his team--Theodora, his assistant; Eleanor, a fragile young woman with a close acquaintance with the paranormal; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House--conduct an unusual research project in a reputedly haunted house. Reprint. 10,000 first printing. *Author: Jackson, Shirley/ Miller, Laura (INT) *Series Title: Penguin Classics *Publication Date: 2006/11/28 *Number of Pages: 182 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 5.00 *Height: 7.75

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Publisher Penguin Group USA
Mfg Part# 9780143039983
SKU 202529599
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0143039989
Release Date 11/28/2006
Sales Rank 11193
Author Info
Shirley Jackson
Shirley Jackson was educated at the University of Rochester, and was married to Stanley Edgar Hyman, also a writer. They had several children. In addition to her neo-Gothic tales (e.g., her famous story, "The Lottery"), Jackson also wrote wacky accounts of family life.
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"Shirley Jackson is unparalleled as leader in the field of beautifully written, quiet...shudders."
"At certain moments, quietly, in quick, subtle transitions of tone, Miss Jackson can summon up stark terror, make your blood chill and your scalp prickle....Shirley Jackson proves again that she is the finest master currently practicing in the genre of the criptic, haunted tale. To all the classic paraphernalia of the spook story, she adds a touch of Freud to make the whole world kin."
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Editors Note The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genre| 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"; Theodora, his lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers-and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.||
Editors Note 1 Dr. Montague, an occult scholar, and his team--Theodora, his assistant; Eleanor, a fragile young woman with a close acquaintance with the paranormal; and Luke, the future heir of Hill House--conduct an unusual research project in a reputedly haunted house. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
Editors Note 2 An anthropologist conducts an unusual research project in a reputedly haunted house.
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Number of Pages 0182
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