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Halloween will soon be on us - why not read this book to prepare

Advantages: A true ghost story, pure magic
Disadvantages: BOO!!

THE WOMAN IN BLACK SUSAN HILL "I looked directly at her and she at me. There was no mistake. My eyes were not deceiving me. It was she, the woman in black." After writing a review yesterday for Susan Hill's 'The Mist in the ...

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My eyes were not deceiving me. It was she, the woman in black."

Advantages: A TRUE ghost story
Disadvantages: Scary when read alone

THE WOMAN IN BLACK By SUSAN HILL "I looked directly at her and she at me. There was no mistake. My eyes were not deceiving me. It was she, the woman in black." As I work nights on security I get through endless books; I mainly ...

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The woman in black: a dark tale indeed

Advantages: An enjoyable ghost story, told in the traditional manner
Disadvantages: Ending slightly disappointing

...Despite some initial reservations, I have to concede Susan Hill’s novella soon had me hooked. The opening pages struck me as a pastiche of Henry James or the M.R. James school of traditional English ghost story but, having brought the paperback on holiday ...

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Truly a Terrifying read

Advantages: Very frightning
Disadvantages: Nothing

I like to read all sorts of books, mainly historical romances or detective novels but every now and again I like to challenge myself and read something a little bit different. I live alone so I don't normally choose to read a ghost story but I read a boo ...

randy_edith 06.12.2011 · Read full review
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She's back in black...

Advantages: Excellent gothic novel, the woman in black is genuinely scary.
Disadvantages: Short book, and at times the main character can be a little unbelievable.

The story begins with the main character, Arthur Kipps, struggling over the choice whether to tell his family his story. After agonising over the decision to write it down or not, he decides he will. And it's a ghost story. Mrs. Drablow is dead, and t ...

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