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The man in the picture

The man in the picture

Hill, Susan, 1942-

A mysterious depiction of masked revellers at the Venice carnival hangs in the college rooms of Oliver's old professor in Cambridge. On a cold winter's night, its eerie secret is revealed by the ageing don

Paperback, Book. English. Ghost stories.
Published London: Profile, 2008
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Susan Hill
ISBN: 1846681340, 9781846681349
Note: Originally published: 2007.
Physical Description: 145 p. ; 18 cm.
Subject: Carnival Italy Venice Fiction.; Portraits Fiction.

Author note

Susan Hill has been a prolific writer since 1963. She was a presenter of BBC Radio 4's Bookshelf. She has won the Somerset Maugham Award (for I'm the King of the Castle); the Whitbread Novel Award and the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. Her sequel to Rebecca, Mrs de Winter, was a big bestseller and her short story The Woman in Black was adapted to the stage and has been running in the West End for 18 years.

Reviews

A tale brimming with excitement, mystery and vitality ... The story unfolds at a thriller's pace
The Times||Hill is a writer with the courage of her convictions who knows that there are few things more enjoyable than the inexplicable and eerie, conveyed within an accomplished and solidly reassuring framework.
Independent||Like all the classic ghost stories, Susan Hill's begins in traditional spooky style with the winter wind howling off the fens and bursts of hailstones rattling against the windows ...This is a Hill Hallowe'en special. No mistake.
Daily Mail