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Vanity Dies Hard
Vanity Dies Hard
Author: Ruth Rendell
Wealthy Alice Whittaker -- now Alice Fielding -- is known for her generosity, and when her friend Nesta vanishes Alice is determined to find her and help her. If that means money, well, Alice has plenty of it. — Then Alice starts to feel sick -- a virus perhaps, something she just can't shake. Her handsome husband, who is ten years younger than s...  more »
ISBN: 3827
Publication Date: 1987
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Book Type: Paperback
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This is an early work by Ruth Rendell who may now be the best crime writer in the world. She had already won 5 major awards and this is well written, but I don't think reaches the level she obtained later. I found it interesting though as an early attempt to write the kind of pyschological suspense that she has since assigned to her Barbara Vine persona
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