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Shake hands for ever

Author: Ruth Rendell
Publisher: London : Arrow, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Angela Hathall is found strangled in her bed but, shockingly, the death of this meek and solitary woman sparks little emotion from her husband. Called in to investigate, Wexford’s curiosity only deepens when he discovers that the Hathall household has been meticulously cleaned but for a single distinctive palm print. As the case develops Wexford is increasingly frustrated by the seemingly pointless nature of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Rendell
ISBN: 9780099534884 0099534886
OCLC Number: 458730179
Notes: Originally published: London: Hutchinson, 1975.
Description: 274 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Ruth Rendell.

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The ninth book to feature the classic crime-solving Detective Chief Inspector Wexford. Called in to investigate, Wexford's curiosity only deepens when he discovers that the Hathall household has been  Read more...

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"One of the best novelists writing today" -- P.D. James "The most brilliant mystery novelist of our time" -- Patricia Cornwell "Probably the greatest living crime writer in the world" -- Ian Rankin Read more...

 
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