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The Haunting of Hill House

It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House. At first, their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena. But Hill House is gathering its powers--and soon it will choose one of them to make its own.

Year: 1959     Genre: Gothic HorrorHaunted HouseHorror

The Lottery

In a small American town, the local residents are abuzz with excitement and nervousness when they wake on the morning of the twenty-seventh of June. Everything has been prepared for the town’s annual tradition—a lottery in which every family must participate, and no one wants to win.

Year: 1948     Genre: Horror

We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Mary Katherine “Merricat” Blackwood and her elder sister Constance live alone in their ancestral home with their crippled uncle after the tragic murder of both of their parents, their aunt, and their younger brother. Having been accused and later acquitted of the murders, Constance confines herself to the grounds of their home, while Merricat contends with their hostile neighbors and with the ever-increasing sense of impending danger she feels is heading their way.

Year: 1962     Genre: Domestic SuspenseHorror

Dec 14, 1916 -- Aug 08, 1965

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Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1948The LotteryHorror
1959The Haunting of Hill HouseGothic Horror, Haunted House, Horror
1962We Have Always Lived in the CastleDomestic Suspense, Horror




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