From Doon with Death was the debut novel of British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1964. The story was later made into a movie in 1988.
From Doon with Death was the debut novel of British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1964. The novel introduced her popular recurring character Inspector Wexford, who went on to feature in 24 of her novels. The police knew all about Margaret Parsons. She was a religious, old-fashioned and respectable woman, as unexciting and dependable as her marriage. But it wasn't her life that interested Wexford - it was her violent, passionate death.
From Doon With Death book. In From Doon with Death, Ruth Rendell instantly mastered the form that would become synonymous with her name
From Doon With Death book. Dazzling psychological suspense. Razor-sharp dialogue. In From Doon with Death, Ruth Rendell instantly mastered the form that would become synonymous with her name. Chilling, richly characterized, and ingeniously constructed, this is psychological suspense at its very finest.
To me ' From Doon With Death ', was thin needed more detail,fleshing ou.
To me ' From Doon With Death ', was thin needed more detail,fleshing out. However as a good author she does this in later books. I'm giving my current copy away for someone else to read. I rated this book as it compares with my exposure to literature in general, not, obviously, as it compares with other Rendell novels.
From Doon With Death. Since her first novel, From Doon With Death, published in 1964, Ruth Rendell has won many awards, including the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for 1976's best crime novel with A Demon in My View, and the Arts Council National Book Award - genre fiction for The Lake of Darkness in 1980. In 1985 Rum Rendell received the Silver Dagger for The Tree of Hands, and in 1987, writing as Barbara Vine, won her third Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America for A Dark-Adapted Eye. Imprint: Cornerstone Digital. An extraordinary death. The trampled grass led to the body of Margaret Parsons. Published: 26/01/2010. With no useful clues and a victim known only for her mundane life, Chief Inspector Wexford is baffled until he discovers Margaret's dark secret - a collection of rare books, each inscribed from a secret lover and signed only as 'Doon'. Who is Doon? And could the answer hold the key to Wexford solving his first case? 'Rendell was unequivocally the most brilliant mystery writer of our time.
Dazzling psychological suspense. There is nothing extraordinary about Margaret Parsons, a timid housewife in the quiet town of Kingsmarkham, a woman devoted to her garden, her kitchen, her husband. Except that Margaret Parsons is dead, brutally strangled, her body abandoned in the nearby woods.
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