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The Amityville Horror Mass Market Paperback – August 1, 2005
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A fascinating and frightening book. --Los Angeles Times
This book will scare the hell out of you. --Kansas City Times --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.
About the Author
JAY ANSON began as a copy boy on the New York Evening Journal in 1937 and later worked in advertising and publicity. With more than 500 documentary scripts for television to his credit, he was associated with Professional Films, Inc. He died in 1980. --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.
Top customer reviews
it. Anyway, I believe this story although some think it was just a hoax. George and Kathy Lutz passed a lie detector test and I have seen them in interviews and they really seemed to me as very sincere. There is no way that someone would flee their own home and leave most of their belongings behind like they did without good reason. I would have done the same thing if that living horror happened to me. I have experienced strange phenomenal things in the past and it is
not pleasant whatsoever. No one knows how terrifying it can be unless they have experienced it. This book is also very well written too.
Although, as far as I can remember, this story has been disproven, I still found it a scary read and somewhere in the back of my mind there was a part of me that kept telling me it was real.
In part I put that down to the author, who relates the story in such a way that it is completely believable. His prose style is such that it adds a air of "menace" to the story which leaves the reader wanting to know what happened.
If you've seen the film(s) and think you know the story, think again. the films do not do the story justice and there are more scares in the book that in the films.
If you have an interest in the "goings-on" at 112 Ocean Avenue, then buy this book and read. It may not change your mind, but it's an entertaining read, none the less.