A Judgement In Stone (Paperback)Ruth Rendell (author)
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Four members of the Coverdale family - George, Jacqueline, Melinda and Giles - died in the space of fifteen minutes on the 14th February, St Valentine's Day.
Eunice Parchman, the illiterate housekeeper, shot them down on a Sunday evening while they were watching opera on television. Two weeks later she was arrested for the crime.
But the tragedy neither began nor ended there.
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 122 g
Dimensions: 178 x 110 x 14 mm
Rendell's psychological insights are so absorbing, it's easy to forget what a superb plotter she is * The Times *
Ruth Rendell is not only the finest crime novelist there is, but one of the finest novelists writing in the English language * Scotsman *
The most brilliant mystery novelist of our time - mesmerizing -- Patricia Cornwell
Ruth 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 * Sunday Times *
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