The Man in the Picture

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The Man in the Picture
First edition (UK)
AuthorSusan Hill
CountryUnited Kingdom
PublisherProfile Books (UK)
Overlook Press (US)
Publication date
2007 (UK), 2008 (US)
Media typePrint & ebook

The Man in the Picture: A Ghost Story, is a novel by English author Susan Hill, first published in 2007 by Profile Books.[1] It has been featured as BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime.[2]

Plot introduction[edit]

An oil painting of masked revellers at a Venetian carnival hangs in the room of Oliver's old professor in Cambridge, its story is revealed to Oliver one cold winter's night by the ageing don. The picture having the power to entrap and destroy those who cross its path.


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