Known for such novels as The Woman in Black and I'm the King of the Castle, this popular British author won the 1971 Somerset Maugham Award for the latter work. For The Bird of Night, she received the 1972 Whitbread Novel Award.She established a publishing company called Long Barn Books.Her work The Woman in Black was adapted into a made-for-TV film starring Adrian Rawlins.BEFORE FAME
Her debut novel, The Enclosure, was published during her first year at King's College London. Her second novel, Gentleman and Ladies, debuted in 1968.PERSONAL LIFE
She and her scholar husband, Stanley Wells, raised their daughters Jessica and Clemency in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England.FUN FACTS
Novelist Susan Hill were born on Thursday, birthstone is Amethyst, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Horse, it is 35 days until Susan Hill next birthday.