The Haunting of Hill House (Paperback)

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Publisher Dramatist's Play Service
Mfg Part# 9780822205043
SKU 30779727
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0822205041
Release Date 1/1/1964
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.5L x 0.25T
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.
Praise
"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."
"Shirley Jackson is unparalleled as leader in the field of beautifully written, quiet...shudders."
From the Publisher
Annotation Aside from her short story, "The Lottery", "The Haunting of Hill House" is probably Shirley Jackson's most famous work. Dr. Montague is a scholar of the occult, looking for evidence of haunting. He has recruited three volunteers to spend a summer investigating the paranormal phenomena at Hill House. Only Eleanor, a lonely young women all too well acquainted with poltergeists, strikes a peculiar affinity with Hill House, one that may well prove dangerous...
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