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Book review: The Mist in the Mirror by Susan Hill

Susan Hill is probably best known for The Woman in Black, a ghost story novella which was adapted into a long-running West End play and, in 2012, an (I think) utterly dismal and disappointing film of the same name, with Daniel… 766 more words

"Howards End is on the Landing" by Susan Hill

I so rarely read literary criticism any more, and Susan Hill’s latest book has made me realize how much I miss it, and what a difference it would make to my armoury as a reader. 1,176 more words

The Soul of Discretion

by Susan Hill

Lest you think that I have read this book in a mere day, let me put the record straight.  I have read the first seven books featuring the detective Simon Serrailler, plus a short e-book that I downloaded on holiday last year.   208 more words

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The Small Hand - Susan Hill

So, my first read of 2015 and my first review here. I’ve only read one Susan Hill book before – The Woman in Black. However, it’s the theatre adaptation of this novel that truly sticks in my memory. 352 more words

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The Woman in Black ('12, James Watkins)

James Watkins’ efforts to retell the Susan Hill novella The Woman in Black is best taken for what it truly is: a pastiche of Edwardian goth-chillers of the past. 145 more words

Film Thoughts

The Woman in Black is Barely Back, A Movie Review

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

Perhaps the biggest question some fans of Susan Hill’s original Woman in Black treatment will ask is that of, “did she sell out?” After a very successful publication run, the narrative about Jennet Humfrye’s eternal lament because she can never be reunited with her son, Nathaniel, will never change. 641 more words