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The greatest haunted house story ever written, the inspiration for a 10-part Netflix series directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, and Timothy Hutton First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving te

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Author Shirley Jackson

Pages 288

Publisher Penguin

Published Date 2013-10-01

ISBN 1101663006 9781101663004


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marsh_6055 shared a tip "Shirley Jackson is a treasure."

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olivia_huie shared a tip "This is my all time favorite classic horror story."

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madmessmango shared a tip "Wildly funny and actually quite spooky."

k.n_2805 shared a tip "Not. as frightening as I thought it would be. Still good though!"

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porter_lyons shared a tip "If you’re looking for an unsettling read this October!"

brittany_b_2713 shared a tip "I liked the history of the family involved."

nathan_bueckert shared a tip "Very atmospheric. More of a mood than a compelling plot but it stuck with me after reading the book."

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kj415 shared a tip "⭐⭐⭐⭐"

ella_wertz shared a tip "It was soo thrilling the whole time and made me want to read more"

jana_ishee shared a tip "Not a day goes by that I don’t think about some aspect of this book. It has stuck with me for years. Brilliantly mysterious."

danielle_verzaal shared a tip "Meh. It wasn't as scary as I feel it was made out to be. I didn't hate it, but I didn't love it."

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lil-farrah shared a tip "10/10"

darla_priore shared a tip "Classic!"

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BrittBeckton shared a tip "I liked that the house was almost like a character. And the creepy atmosphere"

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sarah_meier shared a tip "Love this book. True classic."

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kendra_mccallum shared a tip "The movie is nothing like the book."

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jill_downs shared a tip "This was so good! I watched the series on Netflix before reading this. The book is very different but has the same creepy vibes"

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the_learned_fool shared a tip "If you like it, I highly recommend her short stories and, "We Have Always Lived in the Castle," my favorite of her novels."

CasualNonsense shared a tip "Absolutely! It's different than the show so if you've seen it it won't ruin the plot for you."

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charly_burch shared a tip "This is a quick, fun read!"

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stacia_oparowski shared a tip "One of my favorite writers and one of my favorite subjects!"

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mell_a. shared a tip "My favorite book to read this time of year!"

kelly_nelson_3594 shared a tip "I didn't expect this book so be so much fun!!"

lara_hope shared a tip "Classic must read haunted house story."

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