Printer's Devil Court

Author(s): Susan Hill


One murky November evening after a satisfying meal in their Fleet Street lodgings, a conversation between four medical students takes a curious turn and Hugh is initiated into a dark secret. In the cellar of their narrow lodgings in Printer's Devil Court and a little used mortuary in a subterranean annex of the hospital, they have begun to interfere with death itself, in shadowy experiments beyond the realms of medical ethics. They call on Hugh to witness an event both extraordinary and terrifying. Years later, Hugh has occasion to return to his student digs and the familiar surroundings resurrect peculiar and unpleasant memories of these unnatural events, the true horror of which only slowly becomes apparent.


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Beautiful hardback edition of a perfectly chilling ghost story by the author of The Woman in Black

Susan Hill is the grande dame of English supernatural fiction Financial Times No one chills the heart like Susan Hill Daily Telegraph Susan Hill is the queen of the traditional ghost story The Times

Susan Hill, author of Woman in Black, is the greatest living writer of ghost stories and the winner of numerous literary prizes including the Somerset Maugham and Whitbread Awards. Her literary memoir, Howards End Is On The Landing [9781846682667], and ghost stories Woman in Black [9781846685620], The Small Hand [9781846682360], Dolly [9781846685743] and The Man In The Picture [9781846681349] are all published by Profile.

General Fields

  • : 9781781253656
  • : Profile Books Limited
  • : Profile Books Ltd
  • : 0.175
  • : August 2014
  • : 178mm X 111mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 10 B&W
  • : 128
  • : 823.914
  • : English
  • : 1114
  • : Hardback
  • : Susan Hill