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Printer's Devil Court / Susan Hill.

By: Hill, Susan, 1942- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London Profile Books, 2014Copyright date: ℗2014Description: 106 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781781253656 (hbk.); 178125365X (hbk.).Subject(s): Supernatural -- Juvenile fiction | Pacts & treaties -- Fiction | Medical students -- Fiction | London (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Ghost stories. | Horror fiction. DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: 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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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

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

A Ghost Story -- front cover.

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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