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Anna's book

Author: Barbara Vine
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anna is a young Danish woman living in London at the turn of the century. Homesick and lonely for her husband, she keeps her innermost thoughts in a diary. When she dies, these memoirs, spanning sixty years, will be published to international acclaim and huge commercial success. But as Anna's granddaughter discovers many years later, one entry has been cut out of the original journals, which may shed light on an
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vine, Barbara, 1930-
Anna's book.
New York : Harmony Books, ©1993
(OCoLC)647520658
Named Person: Ruth Rendell
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Vine
ISBN: 0517587963 9780517587966
OCLC Number: 26721651
Description: 394 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ruth Rendell, writing as Barbara Vine.

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Anna is a young Danish woman living in London at the turn of the century. Homesick and lonely for her husband, she keeps her innermost thoughts in a diary. When she dies, these memoirs, spanning sixty years, will be published to international acclaim and huge commercial success. But as Anna's granddaughter discovers many years later, one entry has been cut out of the original journals, which may shed light on an unsolved multiple murder - the stabbing death of an elderly.

Woman and her daughter - and the mysterious disappearance of an infant child. Vintage Vine, this novel alternates between passages from Anna's best-selling memoirs and the thoughts of Anna's granddaughter, recent heir to Anna's estate. With unforgettable characters and a plot rich in complexity, the mystery unfolds like a dark flower, petal by petal. Another tour de force from Barbara Vine.

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