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Thirteen Steps Down by  Ruth Rendell - Paperback - 2006-01-01 - from Books4Cause Inc. (SKU: mon0001154844)

Thirteen Steps Down

Thirteen Steps Down by  Ruth Rendell - Paperback - 2006-01-01 - from Books4Cause Inc. (SKU: mon0001154844)
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Thirteen Steps Down

by Rendell, Ruth

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  • very good
  • paperback
Condition
Very Good
ISBN 10
1400095905
ISBN 13
9781400095902
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Vintage Books / Random House, 2006-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. 0.9000 in x 7.9000 in x 5.2000 in.

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.

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book dealer
Books4Cause Inc. US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
mon0001154844
Title
Thirteen Steps Down
Author
Rendell, Ruth
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
1400095905
ISBN 13
9781400095902
Publisher
Vintage Books / Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
2006-01-01
X weight
0.6500 lb
Size
0.9000 in x 7.9000 in x 5.2000 in

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