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Jackson, Shirley
The Viking Press, New York, 1959. First printing of the greatest haunted house novel of the twentieth century. With one of the most quoted opening paragraphs in American literature, HILL HOUSE is a book whose every word echoes like a stone dropped down an empty well. Once a cult favorite worshipped by the few but unknown to the many, Jackson's work has long been beloved by authors from Neil Gaiman to Ottessa Moshfegh to Steven King, and HILL HOUSE in particular has exerted a magnetic attraction on readers for more than half a century. 8.5'' x 5.5''. Original half yellow cloth with teal cloth boards, lettered in black. Top edge tinted grey. Original unclipped dust jacket designed by Paul Bacon. [6], 246 pages. Jacket with minor chipping and rubbing to spine ends and corners; light shelfsoil to rear panel. Boards lightly bumped at corners and spine ends. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Type Punch Matrix [Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A.]
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