Means of evil: five mystery stories by an Edgar Award-winning writer

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Doubleday, 1980 - Fiction - 176 pages
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User Review  - Ma_Washigeri - LibraryThing

Liked it a lot. Short stories were just the right length to enjoy the genre without getting frustrated by the limitations. Well written and a nice impression of a real life with work, family and community all present. Read full review

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User Review  - bohemima - LibraryThing

A collection of five short stories, written @1980, featuring Inspector Wexford and his sharp assistant, Michael Burden. The title story is excellent: well-plotted, tight, with a rather odd conclusion ... Read full review

Contents

Authors Note riii
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OLD WIVES TALES
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GINGER AND THE KINGSMARKHAM CHALK CIRCLE
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About the author (1980)

Ruth Rendell has won numerous awards, including three Edgars, the highest accolade from Mystery Writers of America, as well as four Gold Daggers and a Diamond Dagger for outstanding contribution to the genre from England's prestigious Crime Writer's Association. A member of the House of Lords, she lives in London.

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