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The Killing Doll

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The winter before he was sixteen, amateur magician Pup made a Faustian pact and sold his soul to the devil. He wasn't quite sure what he was going to get in exchange.

Pup's older sister, Dolly, is manically obsessed with her birthmark, believing it is responsible for her status as a social outcast. She becomes pathologically transfixed by Pup's dabbling in magic, desperate to believe he has occult powers that can cure her disfigurement, improve their lives, and kill their stepmother.

As Dolly's obsession grows, a young mentally disturbed Irishman lurks just around the corner, inseparable from his sharpened set of knives...

In this intense and deeply disturbing novel, Ruth Rendell explores a haunted world of obsession, delusions and murderous fantasy, with dazzling virtuosity.

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"Rendell’s psychological insights are so absorbing, it’s easy to forget what a superb plotter she is" ( The Times)

"Ruth Rendell's books are not only whodunits but whydunits, uncovering the motive roots of murder" ( Mail on Sunday)

"Ruth Rendell is surely one of the greatest novelists presently at work in our language. The extraordinary depth and accuracy of her psychological portraits is matched only by the rare inventiveness of her storytelling" ( Scott Turow)

"Once her characters start twisting on every-tightening tracks, their fates are brilliantly sealed, and it’s never obvouis who’ll be the victim or the culprit. Rendell’s greatest trick is making an unforeseen outcome feel predestined" ( Financial Times)

"The most brilliant mystery novelist of our time" ( Patricia Cornwell)

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Voodoo magic, murderous desires and mental illness are brought together with terrifying effect by the world's greatest mystery writer and author of bestselling psychological thrillers including Thirteen Steps Down.

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Book Description Cornerstone, United Kingdom, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 176 x 110 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The winter before he was sixteen, amateur magician Pup made a Faustian pact and sold his soul to the devil. He wasn t quite sure what he was going to get in exchange. Pup s older sister, Dolly, is manically obsessed with her birthmark, believing it is responsible for her status as a social outcast. She becomes pathologically transfixed by Pup s dabbling in magic, desperate to believe he has occult powers that can cure her disfigurement, improve their lives, and kill their stepmother. As Dolly s obsession grows, a young mentally disturbed Irishman lurks just around the corner, inseparable from his sharpened set of knives.In this intense and deeply disturbing novel, Ruth Rendell explores a haunted world of obsession, delusions and murderous fantasy, with dazzling virtuosity. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099399506

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