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The Woman in Black Book
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Arthur Kipps, a young solicitor is summoned to small market town Crythin Gifford to attend the funeral of the reclusive widow and sole resident of Eel Marsh House, Mrs Alice Drablow. At the funeral he spots a pale young woman dressed all in black and a creeping sense of unease begins to take hold, one that is only deepened by the reluctance of the locals to talk about The Woman in Black - and her terrible purpose. While sorting through Mrs Drablow's papers in the house, Arthur is haunted by a series of unexplained noises and chilling events. Susan Hill's terrifying ghost story has been adapted into a successful West End play, and a major film starring Daniel Radcliffe will be hitting the big screen in 2012.
Proud and solitary Eel Marsh House surveys the windswept reaches of the salt marshes beyond Nine Lives Causeway. Arthur Kipps a junior solicitor is summoned to attend the funeral Mrs Alice Drablow the house's sole inhabitant unaware of the tragic secrets which lie hidden behind the shuttered windows. It is not until he glimpses a wasted young woman dressed all in black at the funeral that a creeping sense of unease begins to take hold a feeling deepened by the reluctance of the locals to talk of the woman in black - and her terrible purpose.
'Heartstoppingly chilling' Daily Express As The Woman in Black celebrates thirty years on stage, discover the truly terrifying classic English ghost story behind the play. Arthur Kipps, a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral of Mrs Alice Drablow, the sole inhabitant of Eel Marsh House.
In Susan Hill's unforgettable chilling novel Woman in Black, junior solicitor Arthur Kipps is summoned to attend the funeral of Mrs Alice Drablow, Eel Marsh house's sole inhabitant.
Heartstoppingly chilling Daily ExpressAs The Woman in Black celebrates thirty years on stage, discover the truly terrifying classic English ghost story behind the play.
- Susan Hill
- 6 August 1998
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