The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story (Paperback)

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"An excellent ghost story... magnificently eerie... compulsive reading." "Evening Standard"

The classic ghost story by Susan Hill: a chilling tale about a menacing spectre haunting a small English town.
Arthur Kipps is an up-and-coming London solicitor who is sent to Crythin Gifford a faraway town in the windswept salt marshes beyond Nine Lives Causeway to attend the funeral and settle the affairs of a client, Mrs. Alice Drablow of Eel Marsh House. Mrs. Drablow's house stands at the end of the causeway, wreathed in fog and mystery, but Kipps is unaware of the tragic secrets that lie hidden behind its sheltered windows. The routine business trip he anticipated quickly takes a horrifying turn when he finds himself haunted by a series of mysterious sounds and images a rocking chair in a deserted nursery, the eerie sound of a pony and trap, a child's scream in the fog, and, most terrifying of all, a ghostly woman dressed all in black. Psychologically terrifying and deliciously eerie, "The Woman in Black" is a remarkable thriller of the first rate.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780307950215
ISBN-10: 0307950212
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: October 18th, 2011
Pages: 174
Language: English
Series: Vintage