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A dark-adapted eye /

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Language: English
Published: Bantam Books, 1986
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The award-winning author and acclaimed mistress of suspense delves deeply into the heart of a family to uncover the circumstances that lead to murder more than thirty years ago. The story of a family's long-buried secret past is revealed--and the deadly consequences. Mystery Guild Selection. Doubleday Alternate. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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Barbara Vine is the author of "The Chimney Sweeper's Boy" (Harmony, 1998), "The Brimstone Wedding" (Harmony, 1995), & "Anna's Book" (Harmony, 1993). She lives in London, England.

(Publisher Provided) Ruth Rendell, a.k.a. Barbara Vine, was born in London and educated in Essex where she worked as a reporter and a sub editor for newspapers from 1948 to 1952.

Since the 1960's, Rendell wrote mysteries featuring Chief Inspector Reginald Wexford. In between, she also writes other non-series psychological crime stories under her own name and as Barbara Vine. She won three Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America - one for the novel "A Dark-Adapted Eye" (1986) written as Barbara Vine and the other two for short stories (1975, 1984). She also won a Silver Dagger in 1985 for "The Tree of Hands" and three Gold Daggers (1976, 1986, and 1987) for "A Demon in My View," "Live Flesh" and "A Fatal Inversion" from the British crime Writers Association.

Rendell died on May 2, 2015. She was 85 years old.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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