I really enjoyed reading this so I thought I’d reblog (although I don’t actually know what reblogging is!!)

Virtual Borderland

The Woman in Black – from book to film

**Massive, MASSIVE spoilers of both the Hammer film and book.**

It occured to me that in my last post my mind was more focussed upon comparisons between the Hammer film and the 1989 tv adaptation. But how does the new movie adaptation differ from the book?

Well, the book begins with Arthur Kipps enjoying Christmas Eve 1920 with his family. That is, Arthur’s second wife and the children from her first marriage. The talk turns to ghost stories and Arthur becomes uncharacteristically taciturn and walks out of the house. On his rambles Arthur decides that it is time he wrote down the events which have haunted To see a review of the work that gives this blog its title please click here.him for many years.The story proper begins with Arthur receiving instructions from his employer to go to Eel Marsh…

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