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CIE English Lit: I'm the King of the Castle REVISION

Material to help with revision of Susan Hill’s novel. Is there a more unsettling exploration of childish cruelty? I realise that my revision powerpoint does not focus on innocence and experience to any degree. 63 more words

IGCSE Support

Stress, Work, Writing and Other Things

I’m back to work on Monday.  But, you say, you were signed off with ‘depression’ for three weeks and have been off work for only two.  552 more words

Creative Writing

Currently Reading #2

After staring at my bookshelf for a long time, pondering over what to read next, I decided I would go and borrow a book from my mother’s shelf. 104 more words

Books

"The Woman in Black" - Susan Hill

A good ghost story will have you hearing and seeing things you know aren’t there. I read this through the night finishing at 3 o’clock in the morning. 348 more words

Horror

Too Much Left in the Mist

The gothic tale The Mist in the Mirror by Susan Hill, author of The Woman is Black, starts out promising but leaves the reader stranded. 194 more words

Book Review

The Woman In Black by Susan Hill

I first read The Woman in Black in June 2010 ahead of seeing a wonderful stage production at Liverpool Playhouse.  Since then, of course, there’s been a film version starring Daniel Radcliffe and the fact it’s been adapted for both stage and screen is testament to the story’s appeal.  234 more words

Contemporary

Weaving Magic in Words: Authors Worth Mentioning

I’ve never been terribly conscious of my carbon footprint and my absolute love for paper and paper products would have any tree-hugger reeling. I am admittedly not the most conscientious when it comes to matters of the environment; but I do know my way about literature. 1,407 more words

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