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The Haunting of Hill House
 

The Haunting of Hill House (Hardback)

By Jackson, Shirley
Introduction by Miller, Laura

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Part of a new six-volume series of the best in classic horror, selected by award-winning director Guillermo del Toro Filmmaker and longtime horror literature fan Guillermo del Toro serves as the curator for the Penguin Horror series, a new collection of classic tales and poems by... masters of the genre. Included here are some of del Toro's favorites, from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and Ray Russell's short story Sardonicus, considered by Stephen King to be perhaps the finest example of the modern Gothic ever written, to Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House and stories by Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, Ted Klein, and Robert E. Howard. Featuring original cover art by Penguin Art Director Paul Buckley, these stunningly creepy deluxe hardcovers will be perfect additions to the shelves of horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and paranormal aficionados everywhere. The Haunting of Hill House 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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ISBN 9780143122357
Released NZ 23 Oct 2013
Publisher Penguin
Format Hardback
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Series Penguin Classic Horror
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ISBN-13 9780143122357
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Classics
Released 23 Oct 2013
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Jackson, Shirley
Introduction by Miller, Laura
Series Penguin Classic Horror
Category Horror & Ghost Stories
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 159mm
Height: 217mm
Spine: 24mm
Dewey Code 813.54
Weight 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Horror fiction, Psychological fiction, Haunted houses, Gothic fiction
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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