Dolly by Susan Hill audiobook

Dolly: A Ghost Story

By Susan Hill
Read by Cameron Stewart

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing 9780345806659
3.27 Hours Unabridged
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A chilling ghost story from the author of The Woman in Black, set in a crumbling English house The remoter parts of the English Fens areforlorn, lost, and damp even in the height of summer. At Iyot Lock, a largedecaying house, two young cousins, Leonora and Edward, are parked for thesummer with their aging spinster aunt and her cruel housekeeper. At first theunpleasantness and petty meanness appear simply spiteful, calculated to destroyEdward’s equanimity. But when the spoiled Leonora is not given the birthdaypresent of a specific dolly that she wants, affairs inexorably take a muchdarker turn with terrifying, life-destroying consequences for everyone.

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Summary

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A New York Times Editor’s Choice

A chilling ghost story from the author of The Woman in Black, set in a crumbling English house

The remoter parts of the English Fens areforlorn, lost, and damp even in the height of summer. At Iyot Lock, a largedecaying house, two young cousins, Leonora and Edward, are parked for thesummer with their aging spinster aunt and her cruel housekeeper. At first theunpleasantness and petty meanness appear simply spiteful, calculated to destroyEdward’s equanimity. But when the spoiled Leonora is not given the birthdaypresent of a specific dolly that she wants, affairs inexorably take a muchdarker turn with terrifying, life-destroying consequences for everyone.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Does what a good story ought to do: it keeps you guessing, pulls you in.” Guardian (London)
“Masterfully done…Subtle, elegant.” Times (London)

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Author

Author Bio: Susan Hill

Author Bio: Susan Hill

Susan Hill, a full-time writer since 1963, has written over forty novels, numerous nonfiction books, novellas, short stories, and several books for children. In addition to her writing, she edits short-story compilations, writes a monthly column for the Daily Telegraph, and runs a literary magazine, Books and Company. She has also formed a publishing company, Long Barn Books, inspired by her lifelong admiration for Virginia Woolf and the Hogarth Press. She was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and has won the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham, and John Llewellyn Rhys awards for her adult novels, as well as the Smarties Prize for a children’s book.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 3.27
Audience: Adult
Language: English