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The Woman in Black
by Susan Hill

RRP €10.99

The Woman in Black
by Author Name Susan Hill

Book details for title
List Price:10.99
Format: Paperback, 198 x 129 x 14mm, 208pp
Publication date: 06 Aug 1998
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN-13: 9780099288473

Description

Arthur Kipps, a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral Mrs Alice Drablow, the house's sole inhabitant of Eel Marsh House, unaware of the tragic secrets which lie hidden behind the shuttered windows. The house stands at the end of a causeway, wreathed in fog and mystery, but it is not until he glimpses a wasted young woman, dressed all in black, at the funeral, that a creeping sense of unease begins to take hold, a feeling deepened by the reluctance of the locals to talk of the woman in black - and her terrible purpose.

Reviews

"Hill's haunting tales may be slim, but they pull no punches." Harper's Bazaar "Heartstoppingly chilling" Daily Express "A rattling good yarn, the sort that chills the mind as well as the spine" Guardian "She writes with great power. Authentically chilling" Daily Telegraph "An excellent ghost story. magnificently eerie. compulsive reading" Evening Standard