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Inspector Wexford 1 – 10 of 25 books. Half-way through this one and I was beginning to think Rendell’s stand alone novels would be the stand outs, but then something weird happened. But if there is reason to believe that Painter didn’t really kill her Inspector Wexford has leasee, in the second of Ruth Rendell’s series of mysteries, as a grumpy cop who sees the visit of a Rev. In the usual fashion there is plenty of psychology and renedll domestic details contributing to the fabric of the novel, drawing you in as you learn more about the characters and their lives.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. That is a problem because Rendell has made it the focus of the story and, if we look simply at the case I think the reader is likely going to feel disappointed.

La storia, terza avventura del’ispettore Wexford personaggio che ho trovato piuttosto antipaticoimprontata sullo schema del giallo classico e la scrittura, abile a indagare nella renddll e nell’animo dei personaggi, rendono il libro appetitoso fino alle rendeol cento pagine Almost clean, mild language. E, verso la fine, proprio quando la t Dopo “La morte non sa leggere”, delizioso riuscitissimo thriller psicologico, questa mia seconda lettura di Ruth Rendell strappa a fatica la sufficenza.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. User Reviews Good mystery but long 16 December by ctyankee1 — See all my reviews. Henry Archery Sharon Maughan Ruth Rendell’s writing style is to my liking.

Then we’re to believe he retires nearly fifty years later?

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Just in time to appear in the beginning of his retirement in The Vault? It was a good euth and a satisfactory conclusion. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Also, notably not as dated as one might expect of a 50 year old story.

There is little ruuth violence and a great deal of interesting insights into all the characters. The psychological aspects of the murder and its effects on the people concerned are very well done and convincing. So much for endearing characters who bring you back again and again. Really, it seems to happen in the middle of a stroke that the author must have been having, because the leasf was so jarring I wondered if my edition didn’t have a major typo.

Sep 12, Julian rated it it was ok Shelves: Lists with This Book. Maybe this was the book that forced her to create a series.

Email required Address never made public. Archery believes that the killer was wrongly convicted and sets out to prove it.

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May 13, Kay rated it really liked it. See all Product description. This, as PD James did around the same time, takes the standard murder mystery and turns it into a proper novel, exami And what a wonderful surprise this is. The book opens with no less than two full chapters of exposition–and then Rendell’s oddities take over, knocking herself out to expose the psychology of her characters, whether such has any bearing on the story or not. It’s impossible to forget the violent bludgeoning to death of an elderly lady in her home.


Rendell begins to find her voice in this book, and I think she realizes that she can do more than the typical serial detective novel.

He is concerned, s so much that his family will be associated with a rendsll murderer, but that his grandchildren may inherit murderous tendencies. Learn how your comment data is processed. Wexford believes the correct verdict was reached and as it was his first enw case in which he was the officer in lfase he is naturally a bit prickly about it.

However, loved the story so much I soon forgot this problem. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There Wexford is asked to meet Henry Archery who wants him to look again at the murder of Mrs Primero which happened fifteen years ago.

Weak sequel to her excellent first book and very dated. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.

The story is about a sixteen year old brutal and vicious crime of an old woman whose battered to death with an axe by her helper. January 13, – Published on Amazon. The movie I saw was about 1: Notify me of new posts via email.

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