The Best Man To Die: (A Wexford Case)

The Best Man To Die: (A Wexford Case)

by RuthRendell (Author)

Synopsis

A Detective Chief Inspector Wexford novel. The fatal car accident involving the stockbroker Fanshawe couldn't possibly be connected with the murder of a cocky little lorry driver. But was it a coincidence that the latter died the day after Mrs Fanshawe regained consciousness?

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Arrow
Published: 21 Apr 1994

ISBN 10: 0099259109
ISBN 13: 9780099259107

Author Bio
Ruth Rendell is crime fiction at its very best. The author of over 50 novels, she has won many significant crime fiction awards. Her first novel, From Doon With Death, appeared in 1964, and since then her reputation and readership have grown steadily with each new book. She has received major awards for her work; three Edgars from the Mystery Writers of America; the Crime Writers' Gold Dagger Award for 1976's best crime novel, A Demon in My View; the Arts Council National Book Award for Genre Fiction in 1981 for The Lake of Darkness; the Crime Writer's Gold Dagger Award for 1986's best crime novel for Live Flesh; in 1987 the Crime Writer's Gold Dagger Award for A Fatal Inversion and in 1991 the same award for King Solomon's Carpet, both written under the pseudonym Barbara Vine; the Sunday Times Literary Award in 1990; and in 1991 the Crime Writer's Cartier Diamond Award for outstanding contribution to the genre. Her books are translated into 21 languages. In 1996 she was awarded the CBE and in 1997 became a Life Peer.