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Thirteen Steps Down by  Ruth Rendell - Paperback - 1st Edition - 2005 - from Marvin Minkler Modern First Editions (SKU: 6755)

Thirteen Steps Down

Thirteen Steps Down by  Ruth Rendell - Paperback - 1st Edition - 2005 - from Marvin Minkler Modern First Editions (SKU: 6755)
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Thirteen Steps Down

by Rendell, Ruth

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ISBN 10
1400098424
ISBN 13
9781400098422
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New York: Crown Publishers, 2005. Advance Reading Copy/Proof. As New. Soft cover. 1st Edition. First Edition/First Printing, September 2005. Softcover. 340 pages. This is the softcover, Advance Reader's Copy, of the hardcover book that was published in September 2005. Ms. Rendell was one of the finest practitioners of her craft in the English-speaking world. As new. Unread. From my smoke-free collection. .

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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Seller
Marvin Minkler Modern First Editions US (US)
Seller’s Inventory #
6755
Title
Thirteen Steps Down
Author
Rendell, Ruth
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
New As New
Jacket condition
As New
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
1400098424
ISBN 13
9781400098422
Publisher
Crown Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
2005
Keywords
mystery, advance reader's edition

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