The Woman in Black (Paperback)

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ITEM#: 13326697

Susan Hill’s novels and short stories have won the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham and John Llewellyn Rhys Prizes. Her novels includeThe Mist in the Mirror, the Simon Serallier crime series, and I’m the King of the Castle. She also wroteMrs. de Winter, the sequel to Rebecca, and her ghost story The Woman in Black was adapted for the stage and has been running in London for over 21 years. She lives in Gloucestershire, where she runs her own small publishing company, Long Barn Books.
A classic ghost story: the chilling tale of a menacing specter haunting a small English town. Arthur Kipps is an up-and-coming London solicitor who is sent to Crythin Gifford--a faraway town in the windswept salt marshes beyond Nine Lives Causeway--to attend the funeral and settle the affairs of a client, Mrs. Alice Drablow of Eel Marsh House. Mrs. Drablow's house stands at the end of the causeway, wreathed in fog and mystery, but Kipps is unaware of the tragic secrets that lie hidden behind its sheltered windows. The routine business trip he anticipated quickly takes a horrifying turn when he finds himself haunted by a series of mysterious sounds and images--a rocking chair in a deserted nursery, the eerie sound of a pony and trap, a child's scream in the fog, and, most terrifying of all, a ghostly woman dressed all in black.

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ISBN 9780307745316
Genre FICTION / Ghost
Format Paperback
Pages 164
Publisher Date 2012-01-03 00:00:00.0
Publisher Vintage Books
Copyright Year 1983
Height 8.0 in
Wdth 5.25 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.4 lb
Language English
Edition Detail Reprint
Audience General/trade
Authors Hill, Susan
Country of Origin United States

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