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Live Flesh

RUTH RENDELL

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ISBN 10: 0394555449 / ISBN 13: 9780394555447
Published by Pantheon August 1986, 1986
Condition: Fine (F) Hardcover
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Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Minor edgewear to cover Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. Victor Jenner has served ten long years in prison for shooting and permanently crippling a young policeman. Thank heavens he was never convicted for all those rapes he'd committed! He is released and told to make a new life for himself, but it's hard to fill his days. When Victor meets the policeman he'd shot and his girlfriend, suddenly Victor's new life is beginning to look an awful lot like the old one. Gold Dagger Award winner. Bookseller Inventory # 20081218104190

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Title: Live Flesh

Publisher: Pantheon August 1986

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine (F)

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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All his life, for almost as far back as he could remember, Victor had had a phobia. In prison, inevitably, he reflected on the grotesque way it had begun, about the panics and violent anger. He asked himself, too, why the child of happily married, middle-class parents should have needed to make motiveless and unreasoning attacks on women. Holed up in that house with the girl, he had not meant to pull the trigger. It was panic. Panic, which came over him like a second skin, prickling him all over, crawling on him.... An attempted murder not only brings Victor Jenner face to face with himself, but also involves him in a strange and doomed triangular relationship.

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After ten years in prison for shooting -- and permanently crippling -- a young policeman, Victor Jenner is released to a strange new world and told to make a new life for himself. It's hard to fill the days, but at least there's one blessing -- he was never convicted for all those rapes he committed. Then Victor meets David, the policeman he shot all those years ago, and David's beautiful girlfriend, Clare. And suddenly Victor's new life is starting to look an awful lot like the old one . . .

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