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The haunting of hill house [electronic resource]. Shirley Jackson.

Jackson, Shirley. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101663004 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: The classic supernatural thriller by an author who helped define the genreFirst 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.For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Classics, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1119 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Horror.
Literature.
Romance.
Genre: Electronic books.

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