When a junior solicitor attends the funeral of the sole inhabitant of Eel Marsh House, he catches sight of a wasted woman dressed in black. He feels uneasy, but his unease is deepened when the locals show their reluctance to talk to her. From the author of GENTLEMEN AND LADIES, I'M THE KING OF THE CASTLE and STRANGE MEETING.
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"A rattling good yarn, the sort that chills the mind as well as the spine" ( Guardian)
"She writes with great power... Authentically chilling" ( Daily Telegraph)
"An excellent ghost story...magnificently eerie...compulsive reading" ( Evening Standard)
"One of the most chilling ghost stories of our generation...gripping...an incredibly compulsive read and a short but necessary book for anyone planning to see the film" (Antonia Charlesworth Big Issue)
"One of the most popular British ghost stories of modern times" ( Observer)
THE WOMAN IN BLACK was first published in 1983 and has sold more than a million copies worldwide.
The stage play, adapted from the book by Stephen Mallatratt, was first produced in 1988 and has been running in London`s West End for 17 years. It has been produced in almost every country in the world and seen by over 5 million people worldwide.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140071334