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A mutilated body found at a rock festival.

In spite of dire predictions, the rock festival in Kingsmarkham seemed to be going off without a hitch, until the hideously disfigured body is discovered in a nearby quarry. And soon Wexford is investigating the links between a local girl gone bad and a charismatic singer who inspires an unwholesome devotion in his followers. Some Lie and Some Die is a devilishly absorbing novel, in which Wexford's deductive powers come up against the aloof arrogance of pop stardom.

With her Inspector Wexford novels, Ruth Rendell, winner of the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award, has added layers of depth, realism and unease to the classic English mystery. For the canny, tireless, and unflappable policeman is an unblinking observer of human nature, whose study has taught him that under certain circumstances the most unlikely people are capable of the most appalling crimes.

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A local rock festival appears to be going off without a hitch, until the terribly disfigured body of a local girl turns up in a nearby quarry, and the prime suspect becomes charismatic rock star Zeno Vedast. Reprint. 25,000 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:
9780307559852
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Author:
Rendell, Ruth
Author:
Rendell Ruth
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Traditional british
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Wexford, inspector (fictitious character)
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Police -- England -- Fiction.
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Wexford, Inspector
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Sussex (England)
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19990330
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
192

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"Synopsis" by , A local rock festival appears to be going off without a hitch, until the terribly disfigured body of a local girl turns up in a nearby quarry, and the prime suspect becomes charismatic rock star Zeno Vedast. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
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