The Woman in Black

Imprint: Profile Books
Pages: 224
Subject: Fiction

The Woman in Black

Susan Hill

Beautiful hardback edition of the bestselling classic ghost story, now a major film

Hardback
9781846685620 (29 Sep 2011)
£9.99

About the book

First published in 1983, The Woman in Black is Susan Hill's best-loved novel, and the basis for the UK's second longest ever running stage play, and a major film starring Daniel Radcliffe.Arthur Kipps, a young lawyer, travels to a remote village to put the affairs of a recently deceased client, Alice Drablow in order. As he works alone in her isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover disturbing secrets - and his unease grows when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed in black. The locals are strangely unwilling to talk about the unsettling occurrence, and Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true intent...

About the author

Susan Hill is the winner of numerous literary prizes including the Somerset Maugham award. Her literary memoir, Howards End Is On The Landing [9781846682667] and the ghost stories The Small Hand [9781846682407] and The Man In The Picture [9781846681349] are both published by Profile.

Reviews

Will make your knees tremble and your flesh creep

- Daily Mail

Hill is the undoubted mistress of the modern ghost story

- Women & Home

Additional Information

Imprint: Profile Books
Pages: 224
Subject: Fiction