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Teddy was born in squalor. Now he is a craftsman determined to banish ugliness from his life. Harriet is a beautiful, bored trophy wife who employs a series of repairmen for her sexual satisfaction. And Francine is a college student who witnessed her mother's murder and now must free herself from her father's manipulative second wife. Connected by strands of chance, their lives intersecting in the strangest of ways, these three people are on a journey that will bring them to each other--and to a beautiful ivy-covered home with at least one dead body in the basement....

About the Author

Ruth Rendell's many writing awards include three Edgars and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America as well as four Golden Daggers from England's Crime Writers Association. She is also the author of Harm Done, Road Rage, The Keys to the Street, Simisola, The Crocodile Bird, and many more acclaimed novels.

She lives in England. In 1997 she was named a life peer in the House of Lords.

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cathyvonderau, January 1, 2013 (view all comments by cathyvonderau)
As someone who is studying the art of writing the mystery novel, I was excited to read A Sight for Sore Eyes by Ruth Rendell.
Her plotting is so well planned, that even when I thought I knew her next move, I was surprised many times. The twists in the
story were so juicy, I kept thinking about them for weeks afterwards. What did I learn? Justice comes in many forms.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440235446
Author:
Rendell, Ruth
Publisher:
Dell Publishing Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Traditional british
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
England
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
no. 74
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.20x4.36x1.06 in. .42 lbs.

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