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The Haunting of Hill House - a book by Jackson, Shirley

The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House( )
Author: Jackson, Shirley
Introduction by: Miller, Laura
Editor: del Toro, Guillermo
Series title:Penguin Horror Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Classics
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $22.00
Book Description:

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,”...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Gothic
Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.72 x 8.52 x 0.93 Inches
Book Weight:0.875 Pounds
Author Biography
Jackson, Shirley (Author)
Shirley Jackson was born in San Francisco, California on December, 14, 1919. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Syracuse University in 1940. Much of her writing was done during the years she was raising her children. She is best-known for the short story The Lottery, which was first published in 1948 and adapted for television in 1952 and into play form in 1953.

Her published works include articles, nonfiction prose, plays, poetry, seven novels, and fifty-five short stories. Her other works include Life among the Savages, Raising Demons, The Haunting of Hill House, which was adapted to film, and We Have Always Lived in the Castle. She died on August 8, 1965 at the age of 45.


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