27. Woman in the Mirror - 1975
"Distinctly superior atmospheric suspense story." - Observer.
"Fit for Hitchcock's direction: not to be read late at night, and even in broad daylight its climaxes make the hair on the nape of the neck ripple." - Times.
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"Norah has been in the Syme household several days before she learns of her close resemblance to her employer's niece, Marion Syme - drowned seven years ago at sea. But even before this discovery, Norah imagines she feels a haunting presence in Morb House, especially at night in her attic suite where a rocking horse rocks in an empty room. Is there really something to be afraid of lurking in the shadows of the half-deserted house - or is it something even more sinister, in the psyche of someone who lives there ?"
"Perfection is a full stop .... Ever the climbing but never the attaining Of the mountain top." W.G.