Jay Anson (November 4, – March 12, ) was an American author whose most famous work was The Amityville Horror. After the runaway success of that. In December , the Lutz family moved into their new home on suburban Long Island. George and Kathleen Lutz knew that, one year early, Ronald DeFeo. The Paperback of the Amityville Horror by Jay Anson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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I started reading this again at night, and the strange occurrences were actually still kinda creepy 15 years later.

Truly scary story, made worse because these murders did take place. I lived in the area amityvklle this story took place, at the time it all happened. I mean, the gho Let’s pause for a minute and laugh out loud at the fact that this stupid book was in the nonfiction section of my library.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Write a customer review. Father Pecoraro’s face was obscured during the interview to preserve his anonymity. At the time America was enduring its own big national horror story — rampant inflation, sky rocketing interest rates, oil shortages. So sure, I have two giant mortgages on properties that have lost a good percentage of their value in the Great Real Estate collapse.

The Lutzes later collaborated with an author to write this “true account” of their stay in the house. Strange sounds at night? Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I survived all that. Since my home shares a lot of things in common, I thought I’d make a check list to see if my house is haunted. He also makes additional claims that both he and George Lutz were possessed, that George Lutz demonstrated telekinetic abilities and strongly suggests that George’s dabbling in the occult may have initiated the demonic events.


It got no such reaction from me In his defense he claimed to have heard voices telling him to kill his family but he was instead diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder and sentenced to six amityivlle life sentences. The dialogue is even worse – people don’t talk like they do in this book. Clearly it left a lasting impression….

This book is actually for a group challenge in April, but since I’ve sworn off re-reads forI decided to knock it out early. This book is also very well written too. I can’t either because hay didn’t! He also stated that he felt a slap on his face during the visit and that he did subsequently experience blistering on his hands.

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The Final ChapterAmityville: Parts of the book you start to think of as too outlandish to be true I will get to that laterbut Anson takes a deft look at George and Kathy and manages to make you feel everything that they experienced.

A half hour later, George was back in bed, still wide awake. I have to say that both movies rn good and both had different versions, but not even the movies compare to the real horror of the book. While upstairs, he clearly hears an aggressive male voice telling him to get out.

The Amityville Horror

Ina remake of the original Amityville Horror film was released, with the tagline Katch em and kill emreferring to the claimed link between the house in Ocean Avenue and John Ketchamwhose name has been linked to witchcraft in SalemMassachusetts but remains a controversial and elusive figure. Simon and Schuster- Fiction – pages.


He heard a low squeak. Read reviews that mention amityville horror jay anson true story lutz family ocean avenue george and kathy read this book haunted house well written long island writing style took place father mancuso ever read red eyes work of fiction kathy lutz green slime ronald defeo george lutz. You are commenting using your WordPress. Twenty-eight days later, the entire Lutz family fled in terror.

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When he flicked the first holy water and began to pray, he heard a masculine voice demand that he “get out. The Lutzes had sold the rights to the book to Anson, who had added to and adapted some of the Lutz’s original claims. My library Help Advanced Book Search. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. How about your house? I read this a couple years ago during the summer. I managed to turn in an incomplete paper, and my professor took pity on me. That always irritates me, when movies change the tone or personality of a main character.

Over the course of those 28 days, they endured countless terrifying paranormal experiences, horrir demonic een and green slime oozing from the walls. I think that Anson also unwittingly revealed an angle for why the Lutzes would lie about something like this too based on a couple of things that George was upset about IRS audit, paying a lot of money for the home, etc.