The Haunting Of Hill House

By Shirley Jackson, read by Emma Fielding, abridged in eight parts by Alison Joseph.

A spinechilling Gothic horror for Hallowe'en.

Eleanor Vance falls under the malevolent spell of Hill House.

Will she be able to resist its influence, or will the house claim her as yet another victim in its long history of terror and violence?

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By Shirley Jackson, read by Emma Fielding, abridged in eight parts by Alison Joseph.

A spinechilling Gothic horror for Hallowe'en.

Eleanor Vance falls under the malevolent spell of Hill House.

Will she be able to resist its influence, or will the house claim her as yet another victim in its long history of terror and violence?Dr Montague is conducting an experiment - and Eleanor is the first one to take part.

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Eleanor meets the other 'subjects' and the man behind the experiments, Dr Montague.

Dr Montague is conducting an experiment, and Eleanor is the first one to take part.

Eleanor meets the other subjects, and the man behind it all, Dr Montague.

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Eleanor is now at ease in Hill house, but surprises are clearly in store.

Eleanor is now at ease in Hill House - but what surprises are in store after their first night there?

Eleanor is now at ease in Hill House - but what surprises are in store after the first night?

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Is Eleanor hearing things? And who wrote the strange chalk messages for her?

Hill House continues its terror campaign against Eleanor. Ghostly voices seem to be summoning her, and her name appears written in blood across a bedroom wall. She begins to fear for her sanity.

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Dr Montague continues his investigations into the supernatural after a terrible scene at Hill House. By Shirley Jackson.

Dr Montague's wife arrives, and Eleanor experiences strange events once more.

Dr Montague's wife arrives - and Eleanor is singled out by strange events once more.

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The sounds and visitations are increasing - but how much of Hill House is manipulated by Eleanor's mind? By Shirley Jackson.

The Sounds And Visitations Are Increasing - But How Much Of Hill House Is Manipulated By Eleanor's Mind?

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The sounds and visitations are increasing - but how much of Hill House is manipulated by Eleanor's mind?

By Shirley Jackson.

Eleanor is enticed into the library, but when she's in there, can the others get through to her?

Eleanor is enticed into the library - but when she is in there, can the others get through to her?

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Eleanor wants to stay but the others want her to go. The House has its own ideas.

In the final part of the ghost story by Shirley Jackson, Eleanor wants to stay but the House has its own ideas.