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King Solomon's Carpet By Barbara Vine

King Solomon's Carpet
by Barbara Vine

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Eccentric Jarvis lives in a crumbling schoolhouse overlooking the tube line, compiling his obsessive history of the Underground. A group of misfits are also drawn towards his strange house. Damaged, dispossessed, outcasts, they are brought together in violent and unforeseen ways by London's dark and dangerous underground system.
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King Solomon's Carpet by Barbara Vine

Eccentric Jarvis lives in a crumbling schoolhouse overlooking the tube line, compiling his obsessive history of the Underground. A group of misfits are also drawn towards his strange house: Alice, who has run away from her husband and baby; Tom, the busker who rescues her; truant Jasper who finds his terrifying thrills on the tube; and enigmatic Axel, whose deadly secret casts a shadow over all their lives. Damaged, dispossessed, outcasts, they are brought together in violent and unforeseen ways by London's dark and dangerous underground system.

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About Barbara Vine


'Simply put, Vine is one of the greatest writers ever' Scott Turow. ... Barbara Vine is the pen-name of Ruth Rendell. Viking have published all her previous novels, including A Dark Adapted Eye, which won the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award. Ruth Rendell sits in the House of Lords as a Labour peer. She lives in Maida Vale, London.

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GOR000706617
King Solomon's Carpet by Barbara Vine
Barbara Vine
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1992-10-01
368
0140156917
9780140156911
Winner of CWA Gold Dagger for Fiction 1991
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