Ten black & white spot illustrations by Matt Mahurin. Full Dutch cloth with three-color stamping on spine and blind stamp on front board.
Ribbon marker, head and tail bands. Essay by Stephen King excerpted from. Essay Experience and Fiction by Shirley Jackson.
Afterword by Laurence Hyman, Shirley Jacksons son. A suite of drawings of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. Two-color German cloth slipcase, stamped on spine, lined with special paper. Lenticular image on front of slipcase.Mylar dustjacket protector, 1.5mil, already applied! To the letters column of. The June 26, 1948 issue of. Since the early 1940s anyone who was paying attention could hardly be unaware that Shirley Jackson was a gifted writer, but that she had the sort of transgressive power evinced in The Lottery may have been a dark surprise that caught many readers totally unprepared. Eleven years later, Jackson would commit the sort of literary act of assault and battery that she was so, so good at. This time, she had an entire novel at her disposal for her brand of literary ferociousness. The Haunting of Hill House. In 1959 and it was immediately hailed as one of the best novels of the year, and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Over the years the novels legacy has grown. Its influence has been huge on Caitlín R. Kiernan, Stephen King, Neil Gaiman (who called it the scariest novel hed ever read) and Peter Straub, and it is now generally regarded as the greatest novel in the history of the horror genre. Is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly place 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. Our forthcoming edition of Shirley Jacksons.
Will be an oversize (7¾ × 12¾ inches) edition with the following features. Six color interiors, endpapers, dustjacket, and numerous black & white spot illustrations by Matt Mahurin. Bonus essay, Experience and Fiction, by Shirley Jackson.New afterword by Laurence Hyman, Shirley Jacksons son, talking about the novel and growing up in the Jackson household. A selection of drawings of the Hill House houseplans by Shirley Jackson. Printed endpapers, cloth slipcase, top-edge stain and ribbon marker, hand-tipped illustrations, heavy paper, and other extras.
Each copy is signed by Caitlín R. The item "Shirley Jackson HAUNTING HILL HOUSE Centipede Press signed numbered OUT OF PRINT" is in sale since Thursday, March 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Fiction & Literature". The seller is "badmoonbooks" and is located in Chino, California.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.