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A Dark-adapted Eye By Barbara Vine

A Dark-adapted Eye
by Barbara Vine

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England in the fifties was not kind to women who erred, so they had to use every means necessary to keep the truth hidden behind closed doors, even murder. No onlooker would guess that prim Vera Hillyard and her beautiful, adored younger sister, Eden, were locked in a dark and bitter combat over one of those secrets.
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A Dark-adapted Eye by Barbara Vine

Like most families they had their secrets. And they hid them under a genteelly respectable veneer. No onlooker would guess that prim Vera Hillyard and her beautiful, adored younger sister, Eden, were locked in a dark and bitter combat over one of those secrets. England in the fifties was not kind to women who erred, so they had to use every means necessary to keep the truth hidden behind closed doors, even murder. 'A rich, complex and beautifully crafted novel' - P. D. James.

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About Barbara Vine


Barbara Vine is the pen-name of Ruth Rendell. Viking have published all of her novels, including most recently The Minotaur. Ruth Rendell sits in the House of Lords as a Labour peer. She lives in Maida Vale, London.

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GOR002639547
A Dark-adapted Eye by Barbara Vine
Barbara Vine
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1987-03-26
304
0140086366
9780140086362
N/A
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