A Dark Adapted Eye
Publisher: G. K. Hall & Company
Pages no: 425
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Psychological Thriller
Many of Barbara Vine's books are available for Kindle Unlimited, and have gone on sale for $1.99 at different times. Barbara Vine is a pen name of Ruth Rendell's. Ruth Rendell also writes the long-running series about Inspector Wexford, which I have not read. These three books, though, are stand...
A great human desire driven gothic novel about a family. Vine (Rendell) has the ability to make the reader even feel sorry for the murderer. This is an incredibly well done book.
My first Barbara Vine book, though I've read lots of Ruth Rendell (Vine is a pen name). I like the way the story unfolds. Though not a mystery per se, it kept my interest while I tried to figure out not whodunit, but why-she-did-it.
I can't remember if I read the book first, or watched the film first, and the two are now inseparable in my mind.
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