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Birthday Present, The: A Novel Barbara Vine

Birthday Present, The: A Novel

Barbara Vine

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ISBN : 9781491535813
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One of the worlds most popular writers of mysteries and thrillers, Ruth Rendell (who also writes as Barbara Vine) tells a gripping story of one mans rise and fall from grace.Its late spring of 1990 and a love affair is flourishing: between IvorMoreOne of the worlds most popular writers of mysteries and thrillers, Ruth Rendell (who also writes as Barbara Vine) tells a gripping story of one mans rise and fall from grace.Its late spring of 1990 and a love affair is flourishing: between Ivor Tesham, an ardent womanizer and rising star of Margaret Thatchers Conservative government, and Hebe Furnal, a stunning North London housewife stuck in a dull marriage. On the eve of her birthday, Tesham gives Hebe a present to remember: a man arranges for his unsuspecting, but otherwise willing, girlfriend to be snatched from the street, bound and gagged, and then delivered to him…