A chilling literary horror novel about a young couple who purchase and live in a haunted house. Jac Jemc's The Grip of It tells the eerie story of a young couple. The Grip of It: A Novel [Jac Jemc] on csminspections.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Finalist for the Chicago Review of Books Fiction Award, Dan Chaon's. Jac Jemc's The Grip of It is one of those rare exceptions, a book whose horrors are truly psychological. It is a cerebral haunting in book form.
It's very rare for me to read a horror novel, but when I first heard of Jac Jemc's THE GRIP OF IT, I knew this was a horror read I had to try for. The cool thing about Jac Jemc's The Grip of It is that she knows that we know that , and introduces us to what the book is really about almost. "I mean this in the best possible way: Jac Jemc gives me the creeps. The Grip of It deserves a spot on the shelf beside Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill.
The Grip of It: A Novel [Kindle edition] by Jac Jemc. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note. The latest from Jemc (A Different Bed Every Time) is a haunted house tale that toys with the hallmarks of ghost stories—a young city couple. With The Grip of It, author Jac Jemc has created a darkly twisting 21st Century Weird Fiction haunted house novel. Scary, smart, and beautifully. Chicago author Jac Jemc's big-press debut, "The Grip of It," is a nightmarish novel about first-time homeownership.