All his life Victor had had a phobia. In prison he reflected on the grotesque way it had begun, the panics and the violent anger. He asked himself why the child of happily married, middle class parents should have needed to make motiveless attacks on women.
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"Powerfully claustrophobic" ( Guardian)
"Ruth Rendell shows an unparalleled understanding of human evil." (John Mortimer Sunday Times)
"Compelling, disturbing and masterfully written." ( The Times)
"Rendell knows how to make your hair stand up straight on your head" ( Maeve Binchy)
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 91636809