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Review of Dolly by Susan Hill – 3 stars

Dolly by Susan Hill

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I am a big fan of Susan Hill. Her horror stories are incredible. Her story “Black Sheep” (which is not a horror story) is probably one of the best novellas I have ever read. 389 more words


Mrs De Winter - Susan Hill (1993)

My name is Rebecca so perhaps it is a given that my favourite book is Daphne Du Mauriers’ Rebecca.  I suppose I sought it out because of the title not expecting to find a book that would stay with me for life.   483 more words

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Howards End is on the Landing - Susan HILL

I love my journey to and from this book.  Having started my Bookshop Challenge 2018, I found whilst searching for The Accidental by Ali Smith, which was on my list, I kept seeing Zadie Smith books and eventually bought On Beauty which was slung on the ever increasing to do list pile.   677 more words

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The Woman in Black - Susan Hill

I remember watching the film on fast forward because I was by myself and it was dark, I don’t like scary films very much, so I came to the book with some trepidation.   1,156 more words

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The Various Haunts Of Men – Susan Hill (2009) – A Murder They Wrote Review

It’s very unusual for me to read two unrelated books in succession by the same author.  Susan Hill has benefited by producing the short “Printer’s Devil Court” which I chose as a successful reintroduction to the world of audio books- a format I’d struggled with on previous attempts and there’s also a story behind my selection of this book.  494 more words

Book Review: The Unquiet House

The Unquiet House by Alison Littlewood is a paranormal horror set in Yorkshire. It is about Emma Dean, a young woman who inherits Mire House, an old abandoned house in the middle of nowhere. 282 more words


Shiny new-ness (otherwise known as 'my reading inbox')

A snapshot of the shiny book-related loveliness that came into my home over the Christmas period and during the post-Christmas sales:

I’m currently reading Matthew Battles’ book  198 more words