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Piranha to scurfy

by Ruth Rendell

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, English,
  • Psychological fiction, English

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ruth Rendell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218 p.
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23244976M
    ISBN 100609608533
    LC Control Number00043135

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    PIRANHA TO SCURFY And Other Stories by Ruth Rendell Paperback Book Free Shipping - $ FREE SHIPPING AUSTRALIA WIDE Piranha To Scurfy And Other Stories by Ruth Rendell The long title story is about a man whose life, in a sense, is a book. The second novella, High Mysterious Union, explores a strange, erotic universe in a dream-like corner of rural . The best-selling author of Harm Done and A Sight for Sore Eyes, Ruth Rendell has written dozens of gripping works under her own name and as Barbara Vine. She has received three Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America and four Dagger Awards from England's Crime Writers Association. How frightening can a book be? Ambrose Ribbon, self-appointed editor .

    Skip to main content. LOGIN ; GET LIBRARY CARD ; GET EMAIL UPDATES ; SEARCH ; Home ; About Us. Piranha to Scurfy is an anthology comprising eleven stories of which two, the title tale and High Mysterious Union are novellas. I suspect Piranha to Scurfy (a volume of the Encyclopaedia Britannica) is by way of being a form of vengeance on members of the Word Police who besiege authors with listings of trivial mistakes in their books.


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Piranha to Scurfy book. Read 51 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nine deliciously frightening and exquisitely crafted tales of psy /5. An idyllic village in the English countryside offers newcomers its own peculiar kind of hospitality and exacts a terrible price on those who reject it.

Delivering high-voltage shocks with the elegance of a Henry James, Piranha to Scurfy is further evidence of Ruth Rendell’s mastery of any form she puts her hand to.4/5(24).

Piranha to Scurfy: And Other Stories - Kindle edition by Rendell, Ruth. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Piranha to Scurfy: And Other Stories.4/5(24).

She portrays a detachment and understatement so well-suited to the writing style of this particular book. This is the first collection of short stories published since "Blood Lines." I hope audible reissues the latter. The stories are far superior to those in "Piranha to Scurfy," especially its memorable novella, "The Strawberry Tree.".

An idyllic village in the English countryside offers newcomers its own peculiar kind of hospitality and exacts a terrible price on those who reject it. Delivering high-voltage shocks with the elegance of a Henry James, Piranha to Scurfy is further evidence of Ruth Rendell’s mastery of any form she puts her hand to.

There is one book too that he associates particularly with her - volume VIII of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Piranha to Scurfy.

It marked a very significant moment in their relationship. In the other stories, Ruth Rendell deals with a variety of themes, some macabre, some vengeful, some mysterious, all precisely : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Piranha to Scurfy: And Other Stories Ruth Rendell, Author Crown Publishers $23 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book.

Multiple Edgar and Gold Dagger award. Piranha to Scurfy: And Other Stories by Rendell, Ruth and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Piranha to Scurfy is just the first story in this collection of nine gems from the grand mistress of suspense.

Jenny Sterlin's finely crafted narration highlights the richness of each character and the subtle psychological shifts. Get this from a library. Piranha to scurfy. [Ruth Rendell] -- A lonely man spends his time writing scathingly critical letters to newly published authors in memory of his mother, buried in his garden, in the title story in a collection of short fiction.

Get this from a library. Piranha to scurfy. [Ruth Rendell] -- In this collecton, Ruth Rendell deals with a variety of themes, some macabre, some vengeful.

Piranha to Scurfy - Piranha to Scurfy audiobook, by Ruth Rendell The best-selling author of Harm Done and A Sight for Sore Eyes, Ruth Rendell has written dozens of gripping works under her own name and as Barbara Vine. She has received three Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America and four Dagger Awards from England’s Crime Writers Association.

How. Although Rendell's six previous collections have showcased a remarkable talent for evoking suspense in just a few pregnant pages, the nine tales here are successful in direct proportion to their length.

Even the best of the seven truly short takes, "The Astronomical Scarf," shines mainly for its efficiency in capturing the ill-fated people who buy or borrow or steal the scarf from each.

Life for Ambrose Ribbon is lonely, paranoid and obsessive without his mother, yet there is one book that he associates particularly with her: Volume VIII of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Piranha to Scurfy'.

It marked a very significant moment in their relationship. An idyllic village in the English countryside offers newcomers its own peculiar kind of hospitality and exacts a terrible price on those who reject it. Delivering high-voltage shocks with the elegance of a Henry James, Piranha to Scurfy is further evidence of Ruth Rendell’s mastery of any form she puts her hand : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

There is one book too that he associates particularly with her - volume VIII of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Piranha to Scurfy. It marked a very significant moment in their relationship.

In the other stories, Ruth Rendell deals with a variety of themes, some macabre, some vengeful, some mysterious, all precisely observed/5(10). Book. Author. Rendell, Ruth. IsTextBook. See all. Item description " Piranha to Scurfy by Rendell, Ruth A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner.

item 4 Piranha Scurfy UK Airport/Europe by Rendell, Ruth Paperback Book The Fast Free - Piranha Scurfy UK Airport/Europe by Rendell, Ruth Paperback Book The Fast Free. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first. Piranha To Scurfy by Ruth Rendell First published in the UK by Hutchinson in September I registered my copy of this book at BookCrossing.

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There is one book too that he associates particularly with her - volume VIII of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Piranha to Scurfy.

It marked a very significant moment in their relationship. In the other stories, Ruth Rendell deals with a variety of themes, some macabre, some vengeful, some mysterious, all precisely observed/5(20). A hum-dinger of a book. Good, solid, tight writing with no fat. I could not put this one down.

From the first story, 'From Piranha to Scurfy,' (a reference to a volume of the Encyclopedia Britannica) to the last, 'High Mysterious Union' the psychological impact that Rendell has on /5(20).There is one book too that he associates particularly with her - volume VIII of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Piranha to Scurfy.

It marked a very significant moment in their relationship. In the other stories, Ruth Rendell deals with a variety of themes, some macabre, some vengeful, some mysterious, all precisely observed.An idyllic village in the English countryside offers newcomers its own peculiar kind of hospitality and exacts a terrible price on those who reject it.

Delivering high-voltage shocks with the elegance of a Henry James, Piranha to Scurfy is further evidence of Ruth Rendell's mastery of any form she puts her hand to. From the Trade Paperback edition.