The Woman in Black




The Woman in Black is a 1983 gothic horror novel written by Susan Hill. The plot concerns a mysterious spectre that haunts a small English town. A television film based on the story, also called The Woman in Black, was produced in 1989, with a screenplay by Nigel Kneale. In 2012, another film adaption was released, starring Daniel Radcliffe. The book has also been adapted into a stage play by Stephen Mallatratt. It is the second longest-running play in the history of the West End, after The Mousetrap.


Novels by Susan Hill
British horror novels
British novels adapted into plays
Hamish Hamilton books
Suicide in fiction
Novels set in England
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