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A Demon in My View | [Ruth Rendell]

A Demon in My View

In a gloomy cellar, the figure of a beautiful, pale woman makes no move when the man advances on her from the shadows, puts his hands around her neck and strangles her. Arthur Johnson is a mild-mannered, shy man who has never known how to talk to women. His resulting loneliness has twisted his yearning for love and respect into a carefully constructed predilection for violence and control.
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In a gloomy cellar, the figure of a beautiful, pale woman makes no move when the man advances on her from the shadows, puts his hands around her neck and strangles her. Arthur Johnson is a mild-mannered, shy man who has never known how to talk to women. His resulting loneliness has twisted his yearning for love and respect into a carefully constructed predilection for violence and control. On the floor below him, Anthony Johnson, a scholar studying psychopathic personalities is about to stumble - quite literally - upon one of Arthur's many secrets.

©1976 Ruth Rendell (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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  • Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award, 1976

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    Dottie B. Washington DC 08-08-12
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    "Totally a Ruth Rendell read"

    This book was a good, short listen with a good narrator. It reminded me of Rendell's The Rottweiler, although this one was written first.
    If you love Rendell books, then you will like this one as it quintessentially Rendell.

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  • Jytte
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    "Thrilling!"

    Wonderfully written. I'll never forget the view into a disturbed mind. Rendell is an exellent writer - Julian Clover is an impressive reader.

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  • Michael
    NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, United Kingdom
    4/12/12
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    "A gripping story, a wonderful performance"

    One of the best Rendell stories I have heard. Glover's performance is masterly. The characters brought to life with incredible vividness. The building atmosphere and plot hold you to the sudden, shocking, breath-taking end. A killer story.

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