The “Evening Open Book Club” will meet in the Front Parlor on Wednesday, April 3rd, at 7:00 pm. This month, the group will discuss Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House.
First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror. It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House: Dr. Montague, an occult scholar looking for solid evidence of a “haunting”; Theodora, his lighthearted assistant; Eleanor, a friendless, fragile young woman well acquainted with poltergeists; and Luke, the future heir of 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. (amazon.com)
Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. Call the Library at 315.655.9322 with any questions.