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The Reason Why By Edited by Ruth Rendell

The Reason Why
by Edited by Ruth Rendell

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An anthology of writings, selected by the crime novelist Ruth Rendell, on the theme of murder, and what prompts men and women to commit it. The extracts delve into the mind of murderers, and include excerpts from Shakespeare, Sophocles, Tolstoy, P.D. James, Melanie Klein and Rachel de Queiroz.
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The Reason Why: Anthology of the Murderous Mind by Edited by Ruth Rendell

Described as a psychological literary anthology, this is a collection of writings by a number of authors on the subject of murder, and what prompts men and women to commit it. The collection has been chosen and introduced by the crime-writer Ruth Rendell, and endeavours to see into the mind of murderers, their thoughts and dreams, their murderous acts and their remorse, in fiction and in fact. The anthology draws on the works of celebrated writers, including Shakespeare, Sophocles, Tolstoy, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Edgar Allan Poe, John Banville, P.D. James, Patricia Highsmith, Sigmund Freud, Truman Capote, Vladimir Nabokov, Norman Mailer, Rachel de Quieroz and Melanie Klein.

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GOR005919735
The Reason Why: Anthology of the Murderous Mind by Edited by Ruth Rendell
Edited by Ruth Rendell
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Vintage Publishing
1995-10-12
200
0224037137
9780224037136
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