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The Haunting of Hill House Summary
Shirley Jackson

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The Haunting of Hill House Summary

Plot Summary

The Haunting of Hill House takes place over a single week in rural 1950s America. The story begins with a brief introduction to the cast of characters. Dr. John Montague is the psychic researcher who instigates the adventure in Hill House. An anthropologist and doctor of philosophy, Dr. Montague's true passion lies in the study of supernatural phenomena. All of his life he has searched for a truly haunted house. His search leads him to Hill House. After interviewing several former tenants as well as researching the personal effects and papers left behind by the family that built Hill House some eighty years ago, Dr. Montague is elated to realize that he has found the real thing. Hill House is the quintessential haunted house and a perfect location for him to study. Dr. Montague hopes to gather incontrovertible evidence of the haunting of Hill House. Afterwards, he plans...

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