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The Pure in Heart By Susan Hill

The Pure in Heart
by Susan Hill

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A little boy is kidnapped as he stands with his satchel at the gate of his home, waiting for his lift to school. A severely handicapped young woman dies. Has someone who loves her helped her out of this world? This novel, set in the English Cathedral town of Lafferton, features the enigmatic policeman, Detective Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler.
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The Pure in Heart by Susan Hill

The Pure in Heart is the second of Susan Hill's novels set in the English Cathedral town of Lafferton and featuring the enigmatic policeman, Detective Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler. A little boy is kidnapped as he stands with his satchel at the gate of his home, waiting for his lift to school. A severely handicapped young woman hovers between life and death. An ex-con finds it impossible to stay straight...Haunting and truthful, gripping and convincing, The Pure in Heart is neither a thriller nor a whodunnit, but a fascinating crime novel arising out of character and circumstance.

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The Pure in Heart Reviews


" Not all great novelists can write crime fiction but when one like Susan Hill does it the result is stunning." -- Ruth Rendell

About Susan Hill


Susan Hill's novels and short stories have won the Whitbread, Somerset Maugham and John Llewellyn Rhys awards and been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She is the author of over fifty books, including the five previous Serrailler crime novels, The Various Haunts of Men, The Pure in Heart, The Risk of Darkness, The Vows of Silence and The Shadows in the Street. The play adapted from her famous ghost story, The Woman in Black, has been running in the West End since 1989; it has also recently been made into a film starring Daniel Radcliffe. Susan Hill was born in Scarborough and educated at King's College London. She is married to the Shakespeare scholar, Stanley Wells, and they have two daughters. She lives in Gloucestershire, where she runs her own small publishing firm, Long Barn Books.

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GOR000388197
The Pure in Heart by Susan Hill
Susan Hill
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2006-06-01
528
0099462109
9780099462101
N/A
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