Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Thirteen Steps Down by  Ruth Rendell - Paperback - 2005 - from MAB Books (SKU: 162065)

Thirteen Steps Down

Thirteen Steps Down by  Ruth Rendell - Paperback - 2005 - from MAB Books (SKU: 162065)
Stock Photo: Cover May Be Different

Thirteen Steps Down

by Rendell, Ruth

  • Used
  • paperback
Condition
Good+ with no dust jacket
ISBN 10
0770429610
ISBN 13
9780770429614
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
HOUSTON, Texas
Item Price:
£4.18
Or just £3.76 with a
Bibliophiles club membership
£2.51 Shipping to USA
Standard delivery: 2 to 8 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

Seal Books. Good+ with no dust jacket. 2005. Paperback. 9780770429614 . 1.3 x 6.8 x 4.1 Inches; 368 pages .

Synopsis

From the multi-award-winning author of The Babes in the Wood and The Rottweiler, a chilling new novel about obsession, superstition, and violence, set in Rendell's darkly atmospheric London.Mix Cellini (which he pronounces with an 'S' rather than a 'C') is superstitious about the number 13. In musty old St. Blaise House, where he is the lodger, there are thirteen steps down to the landing below his rooms, which he keeps spick and span. His elderly landlady, Gwendolen Chawcer, was born in St. Blaise House, and lives her life almost exclusively through her library of books, so cannot see the decay and neglect around her.The Notting Hill neighbourhood has changed radically over the last fifty years, and 10 Rillington Place, where the notorious John Christie committed a series of foul murders, has been torn down.Mix is obsessed with the life of Christie and his small library is composed entirely of books on the subject. He has also developed a passion for a beautiful model who lives nearby -- a woman who would not look at him twice.Both landlady and lodger inhabit weird worlds of their own. But when reality intrudes into Mix's life, a long pent-up violence explodes.From the Hardcover edition.

Reviews

Review this book and you’ll be entered for a chance to win !

(Log In or create an account first!)

You’re rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

book dealer
MAB Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
162065
Title
Thirteen Steps Down
Author
Rendell, Ruth
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
second hand - Good+ with no dust jacket
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0770429610
ISBN 13
9780770429614
Publisher
Seal Books
Place of Publication
Toronto, On, Canada
Date Published
2005
Keywords
9780770429614, Box 158

Terms of Sale

MAB Books

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

About the Seller

MAB Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.co.uk member since 2018
HOUSTON, Texas
Ask Seller a Question

About MAB Books

MAB Books is owned and operated deep in the heart of Texas. We conduct an online presence and store our inventory in a 2,000 sq. ft. warehouse.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
tracking-