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 of 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 pale 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.
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Woman in BlackReview:
"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)
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Book Description Vintage Classics, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099511649
Book Description Vintage Classics, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110099511649