A Sight for Sore Eyes

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Product Number: Z14761
Released: Jan 15, 2020
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Having published 45 books, Ruth Rendell is an internationally popular mystery writer. She has won four Gold Dagger and three Edgar awards. She has been presented with the Commander of the British Empire honor, and named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America. In A Sight For Sore Eyes, Ruth Rendell's exceptional literary talent shines from each word. Teddy Brex is a handsome young man. Raised by parents who never loved him, he has grown to put his trust in objects. Things rarely disappoint him the way people do. Francine Hill is a lovely sight. And, like Teddy, she carries deep psychological scars. What brings these two young people together, however, isn't beauty. It is death. As Ruth Rendell probes the dark forces childhood has created in Teddy's and Francine's lives, an emotionally gripping story unfolds. Narrator Jenny Sterlin voices all the subtle layers of suspense that are the hallmark of Rendell's incomparable work.


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A Sight for Sore Eyes
Product Number: BX00074289
Product Number:C3205
Product Number:Z14761

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Author(s): Ruth Rendell
Product Number C3205
Released: Jan 10, 2005
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419327896
Author(s): Ruth Rendell
Product Number EB00157581
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Dell
ISBN: #9780307806147

Professional reviews

"Rendell again proves herself a master at the psychological thriller, wringing excruciating tension from assiduously crafted characters. Here she eventually leads us to the intersection of two adults who suffered gruesome childhoods--Teddy, who grew up in a home free of the most elemental nurturance, and Francine, who witnessed the murder of her own mother. One becomes a sociopath, and the other the gentlest of souls. The suspense throughout is the dread that somehow their paths will cross. Sterlin's fine performance adds to the creeping horror. Even apart from the words she speaks, her very tone of voice conveys the frightening detachment that makes Teddy so dangerous and the essential goodness that makes Francine so dear. M.O. (c) AudioFile, Portland, Maine "

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