Summary/Annotation -> 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.
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831123s1984 nyu 000 1 eng
$a 83-25010 $o 10207650
$a 0140071083 (pbk.) : $c $11.95
$y 200806231646 $z load
$a DLC $c DLC $d m/c $d ZQP
$a PS3519.A392 $b H3 1984
$a 813/.54 $2 19
$a Jackson, Shirley, $d 1916-1965.
$a The haunting of Hill House / $c Shirley Jackson.
$a New York, N.Y. : $b Penguin, $c 1984. (YA3-99/00)
$a 246 p. ; $c 20 cm.
$a 12/06/1991 $b 11/06/2006