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LAKE OF DARKNESS.

Rendell, Ruth.

ISBN 10: 0385170262 / ISBN 13: 9780385170260
Published by DOUBLEDAY. NY 1980, 1980
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First American Edition. Fine in a near fine dj. (Touches of light rubbing at upper edge of front cover where a sticker was removed. A few tiny spots of rubbing at edges of spine on dj.). Bookseller Inventory # 8530

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Title: LAKE OF DARKNESS.

Publisher: DOUBLEDAY. NY 1980

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

Martin Urban is a quiet bachelor with a comfortable life, free of worry and distractions. When he unexpectedly comes into a small fortune, he decides to use his newfound wealth to help out those in need. Finn also leads a quiet life, and comes into a little money of his own. Normally, their paths would never have crossed. But Martin’s ideas about who should benefit from his charitable impulses yield some unexpected results, and soon the good intentions of the one become fatally entangled with the mercenary nature of the other. In the Lake of Darkness, Ruth Rendell takes the old adage that no good deed goes unpunished to a startling, haunting conclusion.

About the Author:

Ruth Rendell is the author of Road Rage, The Keys to the Street, Bloodlines, Simisola, and The Crocodile Bird. She is the winner of the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award. She is also the recipient of three Edgars from the Mystery Writers of America and four Gold Daggers from Great Britain’s Crime Writers Association. In 1997, she was named a life peer in the House of Lords. Ruth Rendell also writes mysteries under the name of Barbara Vine, of which A Dark Adapted Eye is the most famous. She lives in England.

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