A Sleeping Life

A Sleeping Life

Book - 1978
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A chance word spoken by his married daughter, who is in the throes of Women's Liberation, provides Chief Inspector Wexford with the clue he needs to solve the murder of a fiftyish spinster whose body is found on the outskirts of the small village of Kingsmarkham which she had left for London some twenty years before.
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1978
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780385132244
Characteristics: 180 p. ; 22 cm


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cals_peggy Sep 23, 2015

This is not my favorite DI Wexford mystery, but I do love the series. Rendell's mysteries follow the genre formula, but she has add a dash of humor by giving Wexford a Sargent that is his complete opposite. Their ongoing relationship is almost as much fun as solving the mystery.

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