Piranha to scurfy

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Publisher:
Crown Publishers,
Pub. Date:
2001.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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In these pages, internationally celebrated novelist Ruth Rendell, author ofHarm Done, offers a collection of unforgettable stories evocative of Edgar Allan Poe, Stephen King, and other masters of the chilling touch. "Piranha to Scurfy" tells of a lonely man who devotes his life to writing scathing letters to newly published authors, pointing out their many mistakes. He does so in memory of his mother, who lies buried in the garden, for reasons that emerge to haunting effect. "The Wink" recounts the story of a woman, raped years ago in a small English town, whose patience is rewarded by a perfectly satisfying moment of revenge. "Catamount," set in the Rocky Mountains, is seen through the eyes of an Englishwoman who perceives the ruthless ferocity that lurks behind the beauty of the landscape. And bringing the collection of nine stories to an unforgettable conclusion is the novella-length "High Mysterious Union," a dark, relentless tale of erotic obsession and bloodless violence in remote, rural England.
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9780609608531
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Full title piranha to scurfy
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, English, Psychological fiction, English
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