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Things that go bump...

Advantages: Definitely creepy
Disadvantages: None

...a time before Stephen King. There was time before The Shining. There was a time when 'horror' was not rooted in blood, guts and gore. I owe a slight apology to Mr King, because along with the gutsier side of the genre, I will own that he is a ma ...

hiker 09.08.2013 · Read full review
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Review of The Haunting of Hill House - Shirley Jackson

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Whatever walked there, walked alone.

Advantages: An unheralded classic
Disadvantages: Can anybody get a copy?

...I'm not sure what is more eerie; this book, or the fact that nobody has offered an opinion on it. I hope to any God that's good that this book isn't deleted, because everyone should read it. After all, after a recent horror of a different sort at the cine ...

Claw 16.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Haunting of Hill House - Shirley Jackson

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A Great Feast of frights when all alone

Advantages: Very scary and very entertaining book I loved to read
Disadvantages: That the book ended after 576 pages

I have read all the stories now in Peter Haining's wonderful anthology of ghost stories in The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories. The book was bought for me by a good friend who said I would enjoy it and I have. It is a good size, 576 pages to be ex ...

randy_edith 13.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories - Peter Haining

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