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The Book Club Review

Jan 20, 2019

Hill House, 'not sane, stood by itself against its hills, holding darkness within; it had stood so for eighty years and might stand for eighty more.' Andy Russell of London's Horror Book Club joins us to discuss Shirley Jackson's classic. A total terror? Or just the right side of thrilling? Listen in to hear what Laura's book club made of it.

London's Horror Book Club read one weird, wonderful and (crucially) terror-inducing book a month. If you're interested in joining you can find them on

Books mentioned on this episode:

  • The Shining and On Writing by Stephen King
  • Hell House and I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
  • Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin
  • 'The Yellow Wallpaper' by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier