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From Doon with Death

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in London .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24246530M
ISBN 109781409068013
OCLC/WorldCa656963949


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There is nothing extraordinary about Margaret Parsons, a timid housewife in the quiet town of Kingsmarkham, a woman devoted to her garden, her kitchen, her husband/5(). Plots that catch and hold like a noose. These are the hallmarks of crime legend Ruth Rendell, "the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world" (Time magazine).

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There is nothing extraordinary about Margaret Parsons, a timid housewife in the quiet town of Kingsmarkham, a woman devoted to her garden, her kitchen, her husband. From Doon With Death is the first Inspector Wexford novel, as well as Ruth Rendell’s debut novel. Published inFrom Doon With Death is the first of 24 Inspector Wexford novels.

Chief Inspector Wexford is the title character of the series, but the book opens with Detective Inspector Mike Burden being called upon by a man named Ronald Parsons.

From Doon with Death, now in a striking new paperback edition, is her classic debut novel—and the book that introduced one of the most popular sleuths of the twentieth century.

There is nothing extraordinary about Margaret Parsons, a timid housewife in the quiet town of Kingsmarkham, a woman devoted to her garden, her kitchen, her husband/5(66). Click to read more about From Doon with Death by Ruth Rendell. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

I thought the sleuthing was charmingly old-fashion though likely true to form in the 's when the book was written. Calling people on the phone from telephone directories/5(52).

Since her first novel, From Doon With Death, published inRuth Rendell has won many awards, including the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for 's best crime novel with A Demon in My View, and the Arts Council National Book Award - genre fiction for The Lake of Darkness in /5(32).

Directed by Mary McMurray. With George Baker, Christopher Ravenscroft, Geoffrey Bateman, Amanda Redman. Margaret Parsons, a fairly ordinary housewife who, with her water board official husband Ron, has recently moved to Kingsmarkham, is found murdered in a field.

Mrs. Parsons led an extremely uneventful life, being a lay preacher, but Inspector Wexford is intrigued when he is /10(1). From Doon With Death is Ruth Rendell's first novel, and also marks the literary debuts of protagonists Chief Inspector Reg Wexford, and his partner in crime-solving, Inspector Mike Burden.

At this somewhat late date in life, I thought it about time I explore Ms. Rendell's mysteries, and her psychological thrillers, which receive such rave reviews.

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These are the hallmarks of crime legend Ruth Rendell, "the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world" (Time magazine).Brand: Ballantine Books. Ruth Rendell Inspector Wexford series audio books.

Here is the complete list: Book 1: From Doon with Death Book 2: A New Lease of Death Book 3: Wolf to the Slaughter. Catalog From Doon with death:» Book» From Doon with death: the first Inspector Wexford novel (Book) Average Rating. 5 star (0) 4 star (1) 3 star (1) 2 star (1) 1 star (0) Author: Rendell, Ruth, Series: Chief Inspector Wexford mysteries volume 1.

Status: On Shelf. Dazzling psychological suspense. Razor-sharp dialogue. Plots that catch and hold like a noose. These are the hallmarks of crime legend Ruth Rendell, "the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world" (Time magazine).

From Doon with Death, now in a striking new paperback edition, is her classic. From Doon with DeathRuth RendellOriginally Published Inspector Wexford #1Followed by A New Lease of Death I have mentioned before that my parents' love of crime fiction played an important role in my formative years.

One of my strongest memories growing up was my mother's stack of Ruth Rendell and Colin Dexter novels, one of which always seemed to. Listen to From Doon with Death Audiobook by Ruth Rendell, narrated by Terrence Hardiman4/5(3). From Doon with Death is the debut novel of British writer Ruth Rendell, first published in The novel introduced her popular recurring character Inspector Wexford, who has since gone on.

From Doon with Death: Chief Inspector Wexford Mystery Series, Book 1 (Adobe EPUB eBook, OverDrive Read, Kindle Book) Average Rating. 5 star (3) 4 star (1) 3 star (0). From Doon With Death () About book: Update, May 6, I am undertaking a Ruth Rendell "key" works project -- the books The Guardian recently noted as such the day of Ruth Rendell's death.

From Doon With Death is the first of these. I've just reread this novel again after six years, and while I wouldn't change my rating, I will say that it was definitely a pleasure to have taken it up. InRuth Rendell’s first mystery, From Doon With Death, was published.

The jacket’s blurb states that the publisher, “in keeping with its policy of attracting and encouraging the most promising new authors,” takes great pleasure in publishing this novel.

From Doon with Death, now in a striking new paperback edition, is her classic debut novel--and the book that introduced one of the most popular sleuths of the twentieth century. There is nothing extraordinary about Margaret Parsons, a timid housewife in the quiet town of Kingsmarkham, a woman devoted to her garden, her kitchen, her husband.

From Doon With Death By Ruth Rendell - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period. From Doon with Death, now in a striking new paperback edition, is her classic debut novel--and the book that introduced one of the most popular sleuths of the twentieth century.

There is nothing extraordinary about Margaret Parsons, a timid housewife in the quiet town of Kingsmarkham, a woman devoted to her garden, her kitchen, her husband/5(K).

From Doon With Death (Book): Rendell, Ruth, There is nothing extraordinary about Margaret Parsons, a timid housewife in the quiet town of Kingsmarkham, a woman devoted to her garden, her kitchen, her husband. Except that Margaret Parsons is dead, brutally strangled, her body abandoned in the nearby woods.

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