Like most families they hid their secrets, and hid them under a genteelly respectable veneer. No onlooker would guess that Vera Hillyard and her sister, Eden, were locked in a dark and bitter combat over one of those secrets. This story is set in England during the 1940s.
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Barbara Vine is the pseudonym of Ruth Rendell. Considered by many to be Britain's greatest living crime writer, Rendell was awarded the Crime Writers' Association Diamond Dagger for a lifetime's achievement in crime writing in 1991, which sits nicely next to her four Gold Daggers and one Silver Dagger, and her three Edgar Allen Poe Awards from the Mystery Writers of America, including a Grandmaster Award from the aforementioned MWA.About the Author:
Barbara Vine is the pen-name of Ruth Rendell. Viking have published all of her novels, including most recently The Minotaur. Ruth Rendell sits in the House of Lords as a Labour peer. She lives in Maida Vale, London.
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Book Description Penguin Canada, 1994. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140230823