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    DescriptionA classic ghost story: the chilling tale of a menacing specter 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.


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    Title
    The Woman in Black
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Susan Hill
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 164
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 200 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 177 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780307745316
    ISBN 10: 0307745317
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    DC21: 823.914
    BIC E4L: HOR
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.4
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: FK
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC021000
    Ingram Subject Code: FO
    Libri: I-FO
    DC22: 823/.914
    BISAC V2.8: FIC012000
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    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 70
    B&T Approval Code: P25204000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PR6058.I45 W6 2011
    B&T Approval Code: P25104220
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    01 March 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Susan Hill's novels and short stories have won the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham and John Llewellyn Rhys Prizes. Her novels include "The Mist in the Mirror," the "Simon Serallier" crime series, and "I'm the King of the Castle." She also wrote "Mrs. de Winter," the sequel to "Rebecca," and her ghost story "The Woman in Black" was adapted for the stage and has been running in London for over 21 years. She lives in Gloucestershire, where she runs her own small publishing company, Long Barn Books.
    Review quote
    "A rattling good yarn, the sort that chills the mind as well as the spine." --"The Guardian " "Excellent. . . . magnificently eerie. . . . compulsive reading." --"Evening Standard " "The most brilliantly effective spine chillder you will ever encounter." --"The Daily Telegraph " "[A] highly efficient chiller. . . . Nerve shredding." --"The Daily Express"