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Publisher Comments:

Martin Urban is a quiet bachelor with a comfortable life, free of worry and distractions. When he unexpectedly comes into a small fortune, he decides to use his newfound wealth to help out those in need. Finn also leads a quiet life, and comes into a little money of his own. Normally, their paths would never have crossed. But Martin's ideas about who should benefit from his charitable impulses yield some unexpected results, and soon the good intentions of the one become fatally entangled with the mercenary nature of the other.--Publisher description.

Synopsis:

An accountant shares the large sum of money that he wins with five people, including a cleaning woman who believes she is the reincarnation of Madame Blavatsky and her son who kills people to send them quickly into the astral dimension. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

About the Author

Ruth Rendell is the author of Road Rage, The Keys to the Street, Bloodlines, Simisola, and The Crocodile Bird. She is the winner of the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award. She is also the recipient of three Edgars from the Mystery Writers of America and four Gold Daggers from Great Britain’s Crime Writers Association. In 1997, she was named a life peer in the House of Lords. Ruth Rendell also writes mysteries under the name of Barbara Vine, of which A Dark Adapted Eye is the most famous. She lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307557292
Publisher:
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Author:
Rendell, Ruth
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20010109
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
210

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Product details 210 pages Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - English 9780307557292 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An accountant shares the large sum of money that he wins with five people, including a cleaning woman who believes she is the reincarnation of Madame Blavatsky and her son who kills people to send them quickly into the astral dimension. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.
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