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)
"There are quite a few Ruth Rendells: the doyenne of the traditional English detective novel; the queen of the psychological thriller; the celebrated author of the literary thriller" ( Mail on Sunday)
Winner of the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year in 1986, this is a chilling insight into the mind of the criminally insane, from the world's greatest living crime writer. Perfect for fans of Rendell's chilling psychological thrillers, including Thirteen Steps Down and Adam and Eve and Pinch Me.
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