The Man in the Picture A Ghost Story [PDF] AUTHOR Susan Hill



10 thoughts on “The Man in the Picture A Ghost Story

  1. says:

    The Man in the Picture by Susan Hill is a very enjoyable read on a dark winter's evening It has echoes of earlier English ghost stories some of which can't uite be grasped The setting and feel created is reminiscent of MR James and Daphne du Maurier The story is set in College rooms although the university here is Cambrid

  2. says:

    I picked up this little gem of a novella about 2 years ago for 1650 if you ever see how small it is you will get just how ridiculous that isbut it was just so beautiful I couldn't seem to walk away from it I eventually brought it home and every

  3. says:

    As a long ago student of Professor Theo Parmitter Oliver had taken to visiting his old friend in his apartment at Cambridge whenever he was in town On this particular visit Theo decided he wanted to tell Oliver the story of the old Venetian painting which was on his wall and had been in his possession for decades The painting was an eerie and mysterious vision of revellers at a carnival many of them wearing masks The s

  4. says:

    The Man in the Picture is a short story which was somehow published as a separate book Even shorter than The Woman in Black the story although well written is similarly unoriginal and largely forgettableThe picture in uestion is described by the main narrator Oliver who himself retells a story told to him by his former university tutor The tutor is fascinated and frightened by an oil painting from his collection in its

  5. says:

    Wonderful scary horrendously sinister and chilled me to the bone After the supreme disappointment I had whilst reading 'The small hand' I think Susan Hill returns to if not uite the top of her game that she reac

  6. says:

    I bought this on a whim and read it in one sitting thinking it would be just the thing for a Sunday night while tucked up in bed I really enjoyed it but am in two minds about how to rate it On one hand it was exactly the so

  7. says:

    Susan Hills' The Man in The Picture' 2007 is on the one hand a safe somewhat predictable almost pedestrian contemporary take on the EdwardianVictorian ghost story that Hill has so successfully done so many times

  8. says:

    This was excellent much than the 3 star would imply It's 35 stars The reason I didn't go for 4 was because of the ending Up until that portion of the last 3 pages it was fully 4 stars Why? Because of the mood it set and the depth of the creepiness The descriptive language and sinuous twisting grasp of malice that just entwined Not only you the reader either For some reason the length of this novella heightened the effect did not lessen i

  9. says:

    A man visits his old professor at Cambridge who tells him the strange story of a painting he owns The book's narration becomes a story within a story within a story The pace slowly builds adding a feeling of dread throughout the plot Fans of M R James and Algernon Blackwood will enjoy this weird tale The writing style real

  10. says:

    this was mediocre at best It was a good idea that of a picture that trapped people in itself but the internal logic was feeble and none of the characters ever came to life OK so the story is that a spurned woman uses this picture t

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Cold winter's night its eerie secret is revealed by the ageing don The dark art of the Venetian scene instead of imitating life has the powe. I bought this on a whim and read it in one sitting thinking it would be just the thing for a Sunday night while tucked up in bed I really enjoyed it but am in two minds about how to rate it O Double Jeopardy up in bed I really enjoyed it but am in two minds about how to rate it O

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A mysterious depiction of masked revellers at the Venice carnival hangs in the college rooms of Oliver's old professor in Cambridge On this. I picked up this little gem of a novella about 2 years ago for 1650 if you ever see how small it is you will get just how ridiculous that isbut it was just so beautiful I couldn t seem to wal Encounters with Rauschenberg up this little gem of a novella about 2 years ago for 1650 if you ever see how small it is you will get just how ridiculous that isbut it was just so beautiful I couldn t seem to wal

Download Ä PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Â Susan Hill

R to entrap it To stare into the painting is to play dangerously with the unseen demons it hides and become the victim of its macabre beauty. A man visits his old professor at Cambridge who tells him the strange story of a painting he owns The book s narration becomes a story within a story within a story The pace slowly builds add