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The Copper Peacock and Other Stories - Ruth Rendell
The Copper Peacock and Other Stories
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With deceptive economy in these nine short stories, Ruth Rendell indicates hidden depths in ordinary events and creates a sense of profound unease. The stories are: A Pair of Yellow Lilies, Paperwork, Mother's Help, Long Live the Queen, Dying Happy, The Copper Peacock, Weeds, The Fish-Sitter and... show more
With deceptive economy in these nine short stories, Ruth Rendell indicates hidden depths in ordinary events and creates a sense of profound unease. The stories are: A Pair of Yellow Lilies, Paperwork, Mother's Help, Long Live the Queen, Dying Happy, The Copper Peacock, Weeds, The Fish-Sitter and An Unwanted Woman.Ruth Rendell, who also writes under the name of Barbara Vine, has won many awards, including the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger and two Edgars from the Mystery Writers of America. She has also won the Crime Writers' Association Cartier Diamond Dagger. In 1996 she was awarded the CBE and in 1997 became a Life Peer.Penelope Keith is probably best known for her roles in To the Manor Born and The Good Life, but she has appeared in many other TV programmes including Next of Kin and Law and Disorder. Her theatre performances include Star Quality, Mrs Warren's Profession and Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit. She has received several BAFTA awards, and has been...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780446400558 (0446400556)
Publisher: Warner Books (NY)
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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3.0 The Copper Peacock, and Other Stories
bookshelves: published-1980, library-in-norway, winter-20122013, under-500-ratings, tbr-busting-2013, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, mystery-thriller, britain-england Read on February 24, 2013 The Copper Peacock and Other Stories Read By: Penelope Keithpub 1980short story collectionmysterywint...
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The Copper Peacock and Other Stories Read By: Penelope Keithpub 1980short story collectionmysterywinter 2013TBR Busting 2013under 500library in norwayCassette case info: Here are nine vignettes of people caught in situations they'd rather not be in. A nanny marries a man she knows is murderous, a yo...
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