Reviews of Haunting of Hill House, the (1959)
Review by StefanY (2007-08-24)
The Haunting of Hill House is a tale told in the style of a classic ghost story. A group of young people is brought together by a professor to study the paranormal occurences that are rumored to be happening in an old house. The reader is left in the dark as much as the characters and learns about the house as they do.
The story is entertaining and spooky. I did however get a little lost and confused towards the end when things begin to really get out of hand for the main character. Things are never totally wrapped up, and the reader is left to draw their own conclusions as to the cause of the mysterious disturbances in Hill House.
All in all, a good read but with some wayward points and a few slow spots here and there.