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Two years ago, he had been a promising young novelist. Now he barely survives in a near derelict cottage with only his own obsessive thoughts for company. Two years of loving Drusilla - the rich, unstable girl with everything she needed, and a husband she wanted dead. The affair was over. But the long slide into violence had just begun....
©1974 Ruth Rendell (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Allison64 on 07-15-18

Gripping!

I had read this years ago but so enjoyed it as a talking book.
I had forgotten large parts of it. I was on tenterhooks not know what had happened to the dog.
It's absolutely brilliant and brings you back to the days before mobile phones and other technology.
highly recommended!

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By melissa on 04-21-16

Took a while to get into

I started this book once and gave up as I felt it was a bit depressing. However going back to it it quickly becomes interesting and the suspense and twist at the end is excellent. Not her best but still a great story.

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