Susan Hill

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Things go flying

The Haunting of Alma Fielding: A True Ghost Story by Kate Summerscale reviewed

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The wonderful ghosts of Christmas past

There never was such a tricycle in all the world. I could ride it at once, and did so, round and round the crescent

By Susan Hill

Faith

The dying need real conversation, not false cheeriness

People used to open a window when someone died, to let the soul out

By Susan Hill

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The lost world of lockdown

Soon the clear air will be fume-filled again and the birdsong drowned out

By Susan Hill

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In the COVID era, age isn’t just a number

Of course I will die in the next 20-odd years, but I will try hard not to do it from COVID-19, a nasty way to go.

By Susan Hill

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Now is the time for comfort reads

In isolation, we can do nothing but trust — and if we disagree, at least do it nicely

By Susan Hill

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The online museums you’ll never want to leave

If the blackout warden didn’t notice a sliver of light at your window, a neighbor would soon tell him

By Susan Hill

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My isolation reading list

Everyone can learn deep human truths from the story of a good man’s journey to death and resurrection

By Susan Hill

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Shakespeare knew a thing or two about self-isolation

It is likely that Shakespeare wrote while self-isolating, which is exactly what I am doing

By Susan Hill

Books

The boy on the hillside

A short story by Susan Hill

By Susan Hill

Books

A Halloween short story: by The Woman in Black’s Susan Hill

The chilling case of the two lost phones and the squashed car

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