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Welcome back to Movie Monday! A feature on my blog where I compare and discuss books and their movie or television adaptation! Today I’m discussing the 1999 movie, The Haunting, based off of the book by Shirley Jackson called The Haunting of Hill House.

Title: The Haunting of Hill House Pages: 182 Genres: Horror, Classic, Mystery, Fiction Published by: Penguin Classics (Nov. 28, 2006 [originally 1959]) Summary 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… Read More