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Rendell, Ruth. SHAKE HANDS FOREVER - Book Club Associates 1986

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Shake Hands Forever by Ruth Rendell. 1986 - Book Club Associates. For sale is a book club. fine used hardback book in a fine dust jacket.

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For sale is a fine hardback copy of the novel, Shake Hands Forever by Ruth Rendell, published in 1986 by Book Club Associates.

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Title Shake Hands Forever
Author Ruth Rendell
Publisher Book Club Associates
Edition book club
Copyright Year 1975
Cover Price No
No. Pages 216
Dimensions 20 cm x 13 cm
Weight (kg) 0.35

The book is a book club as evidenced by being specifically stated on the copyright page.

The book has black 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 fine dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £.

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

An accountant takes his mother to his home for the weekend with the view of improving relations between her and his second wife, but on their arrival, his wife is found strangled

Reviews of this title


"Chief Inspector Wexford is one of the most admirable presences in mystery fiction today." --The New York Times Book Review

"Rendell is a master of the form." --The Washington Post Book World

"No one can take you so totally into the recesses of the human mind as does Ruth Rendell." --The Christian Science Monitor

"The best mystery writer anywhere in the English-speaking world." --The Boston Globe

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