When a body of a middle-aged woman is found under a hedge, Inspector Wexford finds he has very little information to pursue the case.
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'One of the best novelists writing today.' (P.D. James)
'The most brilliant mystery novelist of our time.' (Patricia Cornwell)
'Probably the greatest living crime writer in the world.' (Ian Rankin)
'[Wexford] has become an old friend who gets better with age.' (The Herald)
'Rendell has quite simply transformed the genre of crime writing. She displays her peerless skill in blending the mundane, commonplace aspects of life with the potent murky impulses of desire and greed, obsession and fear.' (The Sunday Times)
'Intelligent, well-written, and with a surprising twist at the end.' (The Times Literary Supplement)
The tenth book in the bestselling Detective Chief Inspector Wexford series. Perfect for both collectors and new fans of award-winning crime novelist Ruth Rendell, who has written classic detective fiction and gripping psychological thrillers including End in Tears and Thirteen Steps Down.
Death is always solitary. For some, so is life . . .
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091325404