[A Sleeping Life Summary] Ebook By Ruth Rendell



10 thoughts on “A Sleeping Life

  1. says:

    This is the 10th book in the Inspector Wexford series by author Ruth Rendell I have read a few from this series but never in any order and I can honestly say that it has not spoilt my enjoyment in anywayA middle aged woman's body is found under an hedge and there is nothing to give Detective Chief Inspector Wexford her address her occupation or even her identity The woman is identified as Rhoda Comfrey but no one knows

  2. says:

    Read by Nigel AnthonyTotal Runtime 5 Hours 52 MinsDescription A body is found in a rural town outside London and the townsfolk easily identify the victim Yet who was she really? No one knows her real name occupation or address much less who would want to kill her Rhoda Comfrey's death seemed unremarkable; the real mystery

  3. says:

    It's always nice to visit with Wexford though I found the mystery somewhat easy to figure out Still an enjoyable uick read

  4. says:

    What a wonderful snaky plot A woman is dead and we know who she isbut she seems to not exist anywhere but in the part of Kingsmarkham where she grew up; we are led to believe that she is successful but seems to have no job no home and

  5. says:

    One of the best in this series so far With few clues to follow DCI Wexford decides on a path forward only to have it dead end as does the next and the next Eventually a chance comment from his daughter using an unfamiliar word ferments long enough in his mind to bring forth the final solution

  6. says:

    There's a good story here albeit one which I solved way ahead of Wexford and co but the attitudes and social commentary feel very old fashioned

  7. says:

    Ugh I figured out the mystery on page 51 of a 180 page novel I didn't know whodunit but I knew why and that was the really interesting part It was well written though and as usual with Rendell I learned a lot of new words a

  8. says:

    “No signs of disease no abnormalities Except one I think in these days you could call it an abnormality' 'Wha

  9. says:

    Good narrator matched with engaging mystery with a surprise twist at the end that I didn’t really see coming at

  10. says:

    I use this cover on my review because the cover of the edition I’m reading gives away the mystery The story itself is clever and satisfying—a little dated but what can you do? Spoiler warning don’t look up the word

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Read õ E-book, or Kindle E-pub º Ruth Rendell

D Grenville West comes to light Wexford faces a dizzying array of possible scenarios and suspects behind the Comfrey murder Brilliantly entertaining exceptionally crafted A Sleeping Life evokes the dark realities half truths and flights of fancy that constitute a lif. Good narrator matched with engaging mystery with a surprise twist at the end that I didn t really see coming at all

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Rhoda Comfrey's death seemed unremarkable; the real mystery was her lifeIn A Sleeping Life master mystery writer Ruth Rendell unveils an elaborate web of lies and deception painstakingly maintained by a troubled soul A wallet found in Comfrey's handbag leads Inspecto. Read by Nigel AnthonyTotal Runtime 5 Hours 52 MinsDescription A body is found in a rural town outside London and the townsfolk easily identify the victim Yet who was she really No one knows her real name occupation or address much less who would want to kill her Rhoda Comfrey s death seemed unremarkable the real mystery was her life A wallet found in Comfrey s handbag leads Inspector Wexford to Mr Grenville West a writer whose plots revel in the blood thunder and passion of dramas of old whose current whereabouts are unclear and whose curious secretary the plain Polly Flinders provides the Inspector with uestions than answers And when a second Grenville West comes to light Wexford faces a dizzying array of possible scenarios and suspects behind the Comfrey murderHaving just found all the TV series of Rendell s Wexford on youtube this morning also discovered a young Colin Firth in Master of the Moor From Doon With Death Inspector Wexford 13 A New Lease of Death Inspector Wexford 23 Wolf to the Slaughter Inspector Wexford 32 The Best Man to Die Inspector Wexford 43 A Guilty Thing Suprised 53 No More Dying Then Inspector Wexford 63 Murder Being Once Done Inspector Wexford 73 Some Lie and Some Die Inspector Wexford 83 Shake Hands Forever Inspector Wexford 93 A Sleeping Life Inspector Wexford 103 Not in the Flesh Inspector Wexford 212 The Vault Inspector Wexford 23

Read õ E-book, or Kindle E-pub º Ruth Rendell

R Wexford to Mr Grenville West a writer whose plots revel in the blood thunder and passion of dramas of old; whose current whereabouts are unclear; and whose curious secretary the plain Polly Flinders provides the Inspector with uestions than answers And when a secon. What a wonderful snaky plot A woman is dead and we know who she isbut she seems to not exist anywhere but in the part of Kingsmarkham where she grew up we are led to believe that she is successful but seems to have no job no home and no friends in London where she s lived for twenty years Who is Rhoda Comfrey I was delighted that I guessed a tiny piece of the puzzle that lies at the heart of this mysteryAs with all of Ruth Rendell s novels of course I found myself marvelling at the beauty of her prose even people who aren t mystery fans would appreciate her magnificent writing which is spare articulate and literary The epigraph and its origin to this novel is key not only to the title but to the plot Those have most power to hurt us that we love We lay our sleeping lives within their armsO thou hast raised up mischief to his height And found one to outname thy other faults Beaumont and Fletcher The Maid s TragedyBrilliantAs with her older novels at least the ones I ve read however be prepared for a far cry from 21st century political correctness there are moments that make me gasp before I remember it s 196x or 197x or whatever year it is These novels have not been updated with a 21st century sensibility but this has never kept me from appreciating Rendell Still my favorite writer