Susan Hill

Review: Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction (Palgrave Gothic Series) Thumbnail

Review: Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction (Palgrave Gothic Series)

Posted by Donna Mitchell on February 05, 2017 in Blog, Donna Mitchell, Reviews tagged with , , , , , , , , , , ,

Contemporary Women’s Gothic Fiction Gina Wisker Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-137-30348-6 Reviewed by Donna Mitchell In the introduction to her latest monograph, Gina Wisker defines contemporary women’s Gothic writing as the ‘subversive granddaughter of eighteenth-century Gothic fiction’ (Wisker 27) due to its ability to mix horror and fantasy, liberate forbidden desires, and expose repressed or hidden secrets from the past. Her study brings attention to the many essential links between feminist perspectives / critiques and contemporary women’s Gothic writi

Susan Hill, The Small Hand: A Ghost Story. Running on empty? Thumbnail

Susan Hill, The Small Hand: A Ghost Story. Running on empty?

Posted by Glennis Byron on November 13, 2010 in Blog, Reviews tagged with , ,

As a huge fan of The Woman in Black, I was anticipating a real treat this evening when I sat down to read Susan Hill’s latest supernatural fiction, The Small Hand. The book is beautifully designed by Peter Dyer, but what is inside is somewhat disappointing.

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Telegraph Ghost Story Competition

Posted by Glennis Byron on October 30, 2010 in News tagged with , ,

The Telegraph has announced a ghost story competition, with judges novelist Susan Hill, Andrew Franklin, Managing Director of Profile Books, and Lorna Bradbury, Deputy Literary Editor of The Daily Telegraph. For details of the competition as well as Susan Hill's commentary on the art of the ghost story, see http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/8093081/Telegraph-ghost-story-writing-competition.html?utm_source=tmg&utm_medium=TD_8093081&utm_campaign=culture3010

Susan Hill’s Latest Ghost Story: The Small Hand Thumbnail

Susan Hill’s Latest Ghost Story: The Small Hand

Posted by Dale Townshend on October 17, 2010 in News tagged with ,

Susan Hill has recently published The Small Hand, a sequel to her highly acclaimed The Woman in Black.  Being as great a fan of Hill's chilling tales as I am, I cannot wait for a suitably inclement Autumn afternoon to devour it.