The Woman In Black by Susan Hill

The Woman In Black

bySusan Hill

Paperback | March 2, 2015

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Arthur Kipps did not believe in ghosts.
     Few attend Mrs. Alice Drablow's funeral, and not one blood relative amongst them. There are undertakers with shovels, of course, a local official who would rather be anywhere else, and one Mr. Arthur Kipps, solicitor from London. He is to spend the night in Eel Marsh House, the place where the old recluse died amidst a sinking swamp, a blinding fog and a baleful mystery about which the townsfolk refuse to speak. 
     Young Mr. Kipps expects a boring evening alone sorting out paperwork and searching for Mrs. Drablow's will. But when the high tide pens him in, what he finds -- or rather what finds him -- is something else entirely.

About The Author

SUSAN HILL has been a professional writer for over fifty years. Her books have won awards and prizes including the Whitbread, the John Llewellyn Rhys and the Somerset Maugham; and have been shortlisted for the Booker. She was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Honours. Her novels include Strange Meeting, I'm the King of the C...
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Title:The Woman In BlackFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.4 × 5.1 × 0.6 inPublished:March 2, 2015Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099583348

ISBN - 13:9780099583349

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‘A rattling good yearn, 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