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The Rottweiler By Ruth Rendell

The Rottweiler
by Ruth Rendell

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The latest body was discovered very near Inez Ferry's antique shop in Marylebone. Trinkets very similar to those mysteriously appearing in Inez's shop. As her collection of antique trinkets grows, so does Inez's fear that she is harbouring a psychopathic murderer.
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The Rottweiler Summary


The Rottweiler by Ruth Rendell

The first murder victim had a bite mark on her neck. When the tabloids got hold of the story, they immediately called the deranged killer 'The Rottweiler', and the name stuck. The latest body was discovered very near Inez Ferry's antique shop in Marylebone. Someone spotted a shadowy figure running away past the station, but couldn't say for sure if it was a man or a woman. There were only two other clues. The murderer seemed to have a preference for strangling his victims and then removing something personal - like a cigarette lighter or a necklace. Trinkets very similar to those mysteriously appearing in Inez's shop. . . Since her actor husband died, too early into their marriage, Inez supplemented her modest income by taking in tenants above the shop. As her collection of antique trinkets grows, so does Inez's fear that she is harbouring a psychopathic murderer.

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The Rottweiler Reviews


"Compelling and disturbing" * The Times *
"In Rendell's expert hands, you'll want to keep reading until dawn - with the light on" * Red *
"Rendell skilfully crafts her characters and they breathe feverishly through her imagination" * The Times *
"Wonderful at exploring the dark corners of the human mind, and the way private fantasies can clash and explode into terrifying violence" * Daily Mail *
"Rendell is unrivalled at depicting psychologically warped people and at creating unease through the simplest things. This is another triumph" * Observer *

About Ruth Rendell


Ruth Rendell was an exceptional crime writer, and will be remembered as a legend in her own lifetime. Her groundbreaking debut novel, From Doon With Death, was first published in 1964 and introduced the reader to her enduring and popular detective, Inspector Reginald Wexford, who went on to feature in twenty-four of her subsequent novels. With worldwide sales of approximately 20 million copies, Rendell was a regular Sunday Times bestseller. Her sixty bestselling novels include police procedurals, some of which have been successfully adapted for TV, stand-alone psychological mysteries, and a third strand of crime novels under the pseudonym Barbara Vine. Very much abreast of her times, the Wexford books in particular often engaged with social or political issues close to her heart. Rendell won numerous awards, including the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for 1976's best crime novel with A Demon in My View, a Gold Dagger award for Live Flesh in 1986, and the Sunday Times Literary Award in 1990. In 2013 she was awarded the Crime Writers' Association Cartier Diamond Dagger for sustained excellence in crime writing. In 1996 she was awarded the CBE and in 1997 became a Life Peer. Ruth Rendell died in May 2015. Her final novel, Dark Corners, is scheduled for publication in October 2015

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GOR002007349
The Rottweiler by Ruth Rendell
Ruth Rendell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2004-04-24
416
0099460246
9780099460244
N/A
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