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Susan Hill
Susan Hill CBE (born 5 February 1942) is an English author of fiction and non-fiction works. Her novels include The Woman in Black, The Mist in the Mirror and I'm the King of the Castle for which she received the Somerset Maugham Award in 1971. She was appointed Commander of the Order of the... show more



Susan Hill CBE (born 5 February 1942) is an English author of fiction and non-fiction works. Her novels include The Woman in Black, The Mist in the Mirror and I'm the King of the Castle for which she received the Somerset Maugham Award in 1971. She was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2012 Birthday Honours for services to literature.Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Birth date: February 05, 1942
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Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it 2 months ago
Solid ghost story. I enjoyed listening to it as the narrator was very good.
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Jennifer's Books rated it 2 months ago
This wasn't a bad book at all. It just took far too long to get going. It wasn't until right around the 60% mark or so that I began to get really invested. The writing was lovely, very descriptive and flowing, but the narration of Paul Ansdell is what really lifted this above a 3 star read for me.
Obi
Obi rated it 3 months ago
This book is actually a collection of 4 short stories:A Travelling Bag,Boy Twenty-one, Ann Baker and The Front Room. And although they do not occur in a 19th century setting they do have a very Victorian atmosphere. They are absolutely delightful (if one can speak of a delightful ghost story?)If yo...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 3 months ago
I'll let the book itself tell it my main sensation was one of tedium and a certain lethargy, combined with a desire to finish the job As a love letter and homage to Victorian ghosts stories, it fell very short. Hill clearly is familiar with the elements, which is necessary, but then fumbles th...
Claresinterpretations
Claresinterpretations rated it 5 months ago
Listened to in audio format. I have listened to all Susan Hill's Simon Serrailier series so I know the quality of her work. Printers Devils Court is only 1.5 hours long but it has taken me 3 days to listen and I nearly gave up listening. This book is definitely a slow burner and the story did n...
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