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The crocodile bird

Author: Ruth Rendell
Publisher: London : Hutchinson, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Crocodile Bird, Ruth Rendell weaves a mesmerizing story of the obsessive love between a mother and a daughter and its connection to a series of deaths near a remote English manor, magnificent in its hilltop isolation. Liza lived in the gatekeeper's cottage at Shrove House until the day the police took her mother away forever. Liza, who has grown up completely sheltered from the outside world, finds refuge  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Rendell
ISBN: 0091776368 9780091776367
OCLC Number: 29328885
Notes: "This edition first published in 1993"--Title page verso.
Half-title and limitation leaf inserted.
"London Limited Editions"--Half-title and spine.
Description: [8], 298 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Ruth Rendell.

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Liza, a naive 17-year-old, is forced to leave home by her obsessively protective mother, Eve. Their life together is at an end, because Eve is a murderess. This explores the theme of innocence and  Read more...

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