"The Amityville Horror" by Jay Anson Review

28 Days of Terror in a House Possessed by Evil Spirits In December 1975, the Lutz family moved into their dream home, the same home where Ronald DeFeo had murdered his parents, brothers and sisters just one year earlier. The psychic phenomena that followed created the most terrifying experience the Lutz family had ever encountered, forcing them to flee the house in 28 days, convinced that it was possessed by evil spirits.

So this book is described as one of American horror classic, which I personally wouldn’t put it there. This whole book is based on the experience which the Lutz family had in a house located on Ocean Avenue 112. When it comes to this topic you believe in it or you think that it is completely made up by someone.

Some events in this book are very similar to something which would happen in a haunted mansion in Disney Land or in a Conjuring movie. You know like flying candlesticks etc.

I personally would categorize this book as a horror novel than a book based on true events, because demons, ghouls, specters or whatever you want to call it doesn’t exist. As you can see I am one of these people who believes that this book was just a get rich scheme made by the Lutz family.

The writing style is very similar to something which a 12-year old would write. Its very so poorly written and mostly the language used in this book is pretty much a language which again a 12 year old would use.

Cliffhangers are recurring theme in this book. There are a lot of them in this book.

Characters are more or less based of real people. But they aren’t likeable at all and they are again really poorly written.

If you don’t read this book, you wont miss out on anything important.

Scariness level in this book are none existing. I never been in Disneyland but I think that the haunted house or mansion they have are much scarier than this book.

I give this book 1 / 5

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