The Man in the Picture

  • by Susan Hill
  • Narrated by Paul Andsell, Jessica Rushton
  • 2 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A mysterious depiction of masked revellers at the Venice carnival hangs in the college rooms of Oliver's old professor in Cambridge. On this 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 power 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....


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Customer Reviews

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Another scary story from Susan Hill

You can rely on Susan Hill to deliver a story that is genuinely spooky and without resorting to crass over the top horror. This is a fantastic example and just the right length for one atmospheric sitting.
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- Kaggy


Kept in suspense although never really explained the picture's origin. All narrators were good and easy to listen to.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-10-2008
  • Publisher: Long Barn Books