Study Guide

The Woman in Black Characters

By Susan Hill

Arthur Kipps

Let's put it this way: Arthur isn't about to be starring in a hit show about talking to people's...

The Woman in Black

The woman in black (a.k.a. Jennet Humfrye) is not some friendly Caspar-type ghost. She's not even...

Sam Daily

To Arthur, Sam Daily is a country bumpkin—so it makes sense that he's introduced as a "big...

Mr. Bentley

Mr. Bentley is Arthur's employer, the one who sends him off on the fateful trip to Crythin...

Mr. Jerome

In a way, it's fitting that there's a whole chapter named "Mr. Jerome is Afraid," because that's...

Keckwick

Keckwick is the driver of the pony and trap (kind of like an old-school cab driver) who delivers...

Stella

Stella is Arthur's first wife. Throughout his adventures in Crythin Gifford (if you can call them...

Esmé

Though Esmé isn't Arthur's first love—or even his first wife, for that...

Arthur's Stepchildren

Oliver, Isobel, Will, and Edmund are Arthur's stepchildren. They're the family that he and Stella...

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