Part of a new series of paperbacks designed as a collector's set. Wexford, sent to London by his doctor for a rest, becomes involved in a murder investigation after a girl's body is found in a cemetery. Rendell won the Crime Writer's Association Gold Dagger for her novel "A Demon in My View".
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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)
"Chief Inspector Wexford is one of the most admirable presences in mystery fiction today and Ruth Rendell. . . retains her place of highest distinction in the field."
"--The New York Times Book Review
"Rendell is a master of the form.
"--The Washington Post Book World
"Undoubtedly one of the best writers of English mysteries and chiller-killer plots."
"--Los Angeles Times
"The best mystery writer anywhere in the English-speaking world."
"--The Boston Globe
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Book Description Random House UK. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Light shelf wear and minimal interior marks. Bookseller Inventory # G0091743133I3N00
Book Description Random House UK. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0091743133I5N00
Book Description Hutchinson, 1991. Book Condition: Poor. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. Bookseller Inventory # 4009554