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The Amityville Horror

The Amityville Horror

Book - 2005
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Provides a chilling account of the four weeks of terror experienced by an Amityville, Long Island, family after moving into a house in which a particularly gruesome mass murder had once been committed.
Publisher: New York : Pocket Star Books, [2005]
Copyright Date: ©1977
ISBN: 9781416507697
Call Number: 133.4 A622a 2005
Characteristics: xi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm


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Controversy still abounds on weather this story is "true" or not. A family moves into a bargain of a house only to find that the murders that occurred there years before may still be having repercussions.

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Oct 27, 2020

A real page turner. How true it is I don't know. Nevertheless, a scary and fun read.

Jun 26, 2020

This book is a page turner, I read the entire thing in about 5 or 6 hours on a gloomy rainy afternoon. I couldn’t put it down, and the rest of the day I was totally creeped out. If you’re into horror/paranormal topics this book is a good read.

Aug 13, 2018

Gripping tale of paranormal activity via waterfront real estate.

Aug 27, 2017

I read this as a teen and it scares the hell outta me.
I'll give it another go soon and update my review

Aug 06, 2017

Well I read this book almost 30 years ago and I had the same reaction as Winnipeg here. Since then though I've matured a lot and I've met a lot of real life pigs and I can say this; " Pigs are not evil".

Sep 24, 2014

I was reading this book in bed when my husband was at work, working nights. It was so scary I had to put it down & sleep with the lights on. Don't even care if the story is true or not. Between the story & the writing - they don't come any scarier!

May 18, 2013

Whether or not the Lutz's story is accurate or fabricated, the book in itself paints a horribly freaky vibe throughout. If you aren't too practical and analytical, it's a great scare read. The peculiar things which happened by these days preferences, seem standard, but if you can throw yourself out of reality into this sub reality as George and Kathy Lutz, you'd find yourself wanting the hell out of that house just as much as they did There is extreme argument on this case and I choose to believe the possibility that those experiences could very well had taken place at 112 Ocean Ave and that Ronnie DeFeo really did hear voices. The Unknown is Spectacularly Interesting


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Sep 20, 2012

"Mama? Do angels talk?" -Missy


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