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Here are some amazing books, movies and other media relating to houses and homes in various ways. I recommend each one 110%. As I add to this list, I will probably do a better job categorising everything. Sooo… stay tuned.

Books:

  • The Haunting of Hill House (1959), by Shirley Jackson
  • At Home: A Short History of Private Life (2010), by Bill Bryson
  • The Turn of the Screw (1898), by Henry James
  • House of Leaves (2000), Mark Z. Danielewski
  • Lek od Breskvinog Lišća (1987), by Zorica Kuburović
  • Jamie at Home (2007), by Jamie Oliver
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967), by Gabriel García Márquez
  • The Secret Garden (1911), by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Jane Eyre (1847), by Charlotte Brontë
  • I Capture the Castle (1949), by Dodie Smith
  • And Then There Were None (1939), by Agatha Christie
  • The Body in the Library (1942), by Agatha Christie
  • Domino: The Book of Decorating (2008), by Sara Ruffin Costello & Dara Caponigro

Movies:

  • The Blair Witch Project (1999)
  • Paranormal Activity (2009)
  • Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
  • The Amityville Horror (1979)
  • The Others (2001)
  • The Shining 1980
  • Dark Water (2005)
  • The Orphanage (2007)
  • The Money Pit (1986)
  • Home Alone (1990)
  • The War of the Roses (1989)
  • Gosford Park (2001)
  • The Innocents (1961)

TV:

  • Downton Abbey (2010 – )
  • Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
  • Upstairs Downstairs (1971 – 1975)
  • Home Improvement (1991 – 1999)
  • Sarah’s House (2007 – ), Sarah Richardson
  • Kirstie’s Homemade Home, Kirstie Allsop
  • Kirstie’s Handmade Britain, Kirstie Allsop
  • The River Cottage series and installments (1999 – 2010), Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

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