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Rendell, Ruth. SIMISOLA - Hutchinson 1994- SIGNED

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Simisola by Ruth Rendell. 1994 - Hutchinson. For sale is a first edition, later printing. fine used hardback book in a very good dust jacket.

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For sale is a fine hardback copy of the novel, Simisola by Ruth Rendell, published in 1994 by Hutchinson.

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Title Simisola
Author Ruth Rendell
Publisher Hutchinson
Edition first edition, later printing
Copyright Year 1994
ISBN 0091791618
Cover Price 14.99
No. Pages 323
Dimensions 24 cm x 16 cm
Weight (kg) 0.72

The book is a first edition, later printing as evidenced by a full numberline on the copyright page.

The book has burgundy boards and gold lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and white, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.

The very good dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £14.99. It has a little creasing to the edges.

The book is signed by the author on the title page with no dedication.

Overall a fine copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.

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Ruth Rendell

Ruth Rendell has won many awards, including the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for 1976's best crime novel with A Demon in My View; a second Edgar in 1984 from the Mystery Writers of America for the best short story, The New Girl Friend; a Gold Dagger award for Live Flesh in 1986. She was also the winner of the 1990 Sunday Times Literary award, as well as the Crime Writers' Association Cartier Diamond Dagger. In 1996 she was awarded the CBE and in 1997 became a Life Peer.

Synopsis of this title

Only 18 black people live in Kingsmarkham. One is Wexford's new doctor. When the doctor's daughter goes missing, the Chief Inspector takes more than just a professional interest in the case, which tests not only his powers of deduction, but his beliefs and prejudices about racial equality

Reviews of this title


"The best inspector Wexford novel in a decade...vintage Rendell."-The Globe and Mail

"One of the greatest novelists at work in our language."-Scott Turow

"A diabolically subtle writer."-The New York Times Book Review

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