A terrifying ghost story, by the author of the The Woman in Black
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 a Somerset Maugham, and have been shortlisted for the Booker. Her novels include Strange Meeting, I'm the King of the Castle, In the Springtime of the Year and The Mist in the Mirror. She has also published autobiographical works and collections of short stories as well as the Simon Serrailler series of crime novels. The play of her ghost story The Woman in Black is one of the longest running in the history of London's West End. In 2020 she was awarded a damehood (DBE) for services to literature. She has two adult daughters and lives in North Norfolk.
Chills the blood
Reader beware. When you turn the last page of Susan Hill’s ghost story, you do not just close the book but emerge with an icy shiver
Psychologically astute and disturbing in its ambiguities, its impossible to resist the manipulative power of this finely constructed tale
Chock-full of dimness, murk, moonlight, mystification and melancholy