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A sleeping life Ruth Rendell 0816167117 9780816167111 Rhoda Comfreys death seemed unremarkable; the real mystery was her life. In A Sleeping Life, master mystery writer Ruth Rendell unveils an elaborate web of lies and deception p
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A sleeping life by Ruth Rendell

Rhoda Comfreys death seemed unremarkable; the real mystery was her life. In A Sleeping Life, master mystery writer Ruth Rendell unveils an elaborate web of lies and deception painstakingly maintained by a troubled soul. A wallet found in Comfreys handbag leads Inspector Wexford to Mr. Grenville West, a writer whose plots revel in the blood, thunder, and passion of dramas of old; whose current whereabouts are unclear; and whose curious secretary--the plain Polly Flinders--provides the Inspector with more questions than answers. And when a second Grenville West comes to light, Wexford faces a dizzying array of possible scenarios--and suspects--behind the Comfrey murder. Brilliantly entertaining, exceptionally crafted, A Sleeping Life evokes the dark realities, half-truths, and flights of fancy that constitute a life.

Author: Ruth Rendell

Language: English

Edition: Large type edition

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 344

Publisher: G. K. Hall

Publication Date: 1979-01-01

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ISBN: 0816167117


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