Birth date: September 13, 1894
Died: August 14, 1984
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I listen to a talk radio show a lot (LBC) and recently they mentioned a story concerning a class of school children who'd been asked to write a suicide note from the perspective of the dead character in this play. I think that was it anyway. I'm not too sure. Anyway, this shocked me a little and I w...
Forty years since my first reading. It's still a compelling and catchy story. I love the unsolved mystery of it, as well as the solved one. All of the details were lost to me, only the barest plot outlined remained, and yet, it was memorable. Library copy
A group of strangers have to seek shelter from a storm in an old, creepy house in the Welsh mountainside. If this sounds old-school to you, it definitely is. This was nostalgic in the best of ways. This booked reminded me of old black and white horror movies and I was just waiting for Boris Karlof...
Creepy and atmospheric, but the mood keeps getting broken by interior and exterior delving into personal thoughts and matters. That just seemed to go on forever. The horse is dead people.
bookshelves: published-1934, play-dramatisation, britain-england, yorkshire, radio-4x, autumn-2014 Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from November 01 to 09, 2014 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04njjn5Description: Playwright JB Priestley described this play as one for which he had "a s...