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Thirteen Steps Down

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Thirteen Steps Down

by Rendell, Ruth

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ISBN 10
0099580039
ISBN 13
9780099580034
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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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World of Books Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
GOR004061429
Title
Thirteen Steps Down
Author
Rendell, Ruth
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Quantity available
7
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0099580039
ISBN 13
9780099580034
Publisher
Arrow
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
2012

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