The Small Hand

  • by Susan Hill
  • Narrated by Cameron Stewart
  • 3 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Late one summer evening, antiquarian bookseller Adam Snow is returning from a client visit when he takes a wrong turn. He stumbles across a derelict Edwardian house, and compelled by curiosity, approaches the door. Standing before the entrance, he feels the unmistakable sensation of a small cold hand creeping into his own, ‘as if a child had taken hold of it’.
At first he is merely puzzled by the odd incident but then begins to suffer attacks of fear and panic, and is visited by nightmares. He is determined to learn more about the house. But when he does, he receives further, increasingly sinister, visits from the small hand.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Ranks right up there with The Haunting.

What about Cameron Stewart’s performance did you like?

Credible narration.


Any additional comments?

The Small hand is my favorite type of ghost story. It is not overly drawn-out or gory, simply a curious story with a pinch of the supernatural.

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- Kate

Well told tale

Any additional comments?

Like The Woman in Black by the same author, this is a ghost story that is told efficiently and believably, with credible characters. Makes you wonder what you would do if faced with the same spooky circumstances. It's not a long book - under 4 hours, which is makes it enjoyable to get through in a reasonable amount of time. A nice interlude between longer reads. Very well read by the narrator.

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- Janice

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-22-2011
  • Publisher: Audible Studios