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"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

Fiction

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

Agatha Christie

Halloween Reads Part II

The Women in Black by Susan Hill

Why wouldn’t you stay overnight in a dead person’s mansion, trapped in by swamp waters, candles for lighting, and piles of old papers to read through the night? 414 more words

Contemporary Fiction

All Hallow's Read: The Grown-Up Edition

Last week, I wrote briefly about five children’s books that scared the bejeesus out of me. Now, I’d like to share some of my favourite spooky books for grown-ups, just in time for All Hallow’s Read. 740 more words

Books

Spooky Stories...

As you will all know tomorrow is Halloween which is one of my favourite days of the year. I think it comes second to Boxing Day, seriously these are both above my birthday and Christmas in terms of times of cheer and joy for me. 578 more words

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