Monday, August 8, 2011

August 8 in Goth and Horror History

August 8, 1965 - Shirley Jackson - Author - Died

She's best known for her short story The Lottery, but also wrote the novel The Haunting of Hill House.

The Haunting (1963) on Amazon

Published in 1959, it didn't take long for the novel to be turned into a movie, The Haunting, which premiered in 1963. The film was remade in 1999.


Shirley Jackson, at NNDB

Shirley Jackson and The Haunting of Hill House (DarkEcho/HorrorOnline)

Shirley Jackson, at Wikipedia

The Haunting of Hill House, on Amazon

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