A Spot of Folly: Ten and a Quarter New Tales of Murder and by Ruth Rendell,Sophie Hannah

By Ruth Rendell,Sophie Hannah

New and uncollected stories of homicide, mischief, magic and insanity.

Ruth Rendell was once an said grasp of mental suspense: those are ten (and 1 / 4) of her so much chillingly compelling brief tales, accumulated right here jointly for the 1st time.

In those stories, a businessman boasts approximately dishonest on his spouse, purely to discover the tables grew to become. a gorgeous state rectory reverberates to the echo of a historic homicide. A compulsive liar acts on impulse, merely to be lead inexorably to catastrophe. And a filthy rich guy unearths there's extra to his wife's kidnapping than meets the attention.

Atmospheric, gripping and not predictable, this can be Ruth Rendell at her inimitable most sensible.

The tales are: by no means Sleep in a mattress dealing with a replicate; a place of Folly; the cost of pleasure; The Irony of Hate; Digby's other halves; The Haunting of Shawley Rectory; A Drop an excessive amount of; The Thief; The lengthy hall of Time; for the time of his Prosperity; and Trebuchet.

Introduction from Sophie Hannah.

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