Kissing the gunner's daughter ePub download
by Ruth RENDELL
- ISBN: 0091752183
- ISBN13: 978-0091752187
- ePub: 1803 kb | FB2: 1135 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Mystery
- Publisher: Hutchinson; 1st.ed. edition (1992)
- Pages: 345
- Rating: 4.3/5
- Votes: 812
- Format: mbr txt lit lrf
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Kissing the gunners daug. Kissing the Gunner's Daughter, . Ruth Rendell has won many awards, including the Crime Writers’ Association Gold Dagger for 1976’s best crime novel with A Demon in My View; a second Edgar in 1984 from the Mystery Writers of America for the best short story, ‘The New Girl Friend‘ a Gold Dagger award for Live Flesh in 1986. She was also the winner of the 1990 Sunday Times Literary award, as well as the Crime Writers’ Association Cartier Diamond Dagger. In 1996 she was awarded the CBE and in 1997 became a Life Peer. Also by ruth rendell.
Kissing the Gunners Daughter Mass Market Paperback – May 1, 1993. I've been reading Ruth Rendell's Inspector Wexford for many years. This and another book are the only ones I couldn't find in Kindle. One person found this helpful. by. Ruth Rendell (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Book 15 of 24 in the Inspector Wexford Series.
I've been reading Ruth Rendell's Inspector Wexford for many years. I have read many of Ruth Rendell's books and I would say that this is one of her best stories.
Kissing the Gunner's Daughter is a 1992 novel by the British mystery writer Ruth Rendell, featuring the recurring character Inspector Reg Wexford
Kissing the Gunner's Daughter is a 1992 novel by the British mystery writer Ruth Rendell, featuring the recurring character Inspector Reg Wexford. The title of the book refers to historical corporal punishment in the Royal Navy where a sailor was positioned over a cannon to receive a flogging. Four members of a well-to-do family in Kingsmarkham are shot during dinner, and only Daisy survives with minor injuries. Daisy is the teenage granddaughter of Davina Flory, a popular writer
Ruth Rendell Henry Archery's son is engaged to Painter's daughter. Only Archery can't let the past remain buried.
SUMMARY: Chief Inspector Wexford is in China, visiting ancient tombs and palaces with a group of British tourists. After their return to England, one of his fellow tourists is found murdered. The second book to feature the classic crime-solving detective, Chief Inspector Wexford. It's impossible to forget the violent bludgeoning to death of an elderly lady in her home. Even more so when it's your first murder case Henry Archery's son is engaged to Painter's daughter.
In Kissing the Gunner's Daughter, long-time supporting character Sergeant Martin gets a first name. Rendell also writes under the pseudonym Barbara Vine. His adventure in chapter one might have been the author's argument against arming British police. Rendell has received many awards for her writing, including the Silver, Gold, and Cartier Diamond Daggers from the Crime Writers' Association, three Edgars from the Mystery Writers of America, The Arts Council National Book Awards, and The Sunday Times Literary Award. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Many of her titles have been made into films and made-for-tv movies.
Davina used to say jeans were a uniform and ihould be used as such, for work. The others were all in the serre having drinks. In the what?""The serre. It's French for 'greenhouse', it's Miat. In the what?""The serre ways called it. It sounds better than Conservatory', don't you think?". Wexford thought it sounded pretentious but Jte said nothing. We always had drinks in there or in the iwing room. Just sherry, you know, or orange ice or fizzy water. I always had fizzy water so did my mother
Kissing the Gunner's Daughter book. Another great Inspector Wexford mystery by Ruth Rendell.
Kissing the Gunner's Daughter book. In this one three people are killed (slaughtered actually) while eating dinner in a great mansion located in a somewhat secluded, private wooded estate. Yes, they are wealthy. One's a famous author; the other two are her husband and daughter. There is one survivor, a granddaughter, shot in the shoulder and who nearly bleeds to death.
Kissing the Gunner’s Daughter (first published in 1992) is the fifteenth book in the series. It begins with the shooting of Sergeant Martin of Kingsmarkham CID whilst he was standing in a queue at the local bank. This seemed to trigger a chain of more murders as a few months later Wexford and Burden are faced with solving the brutal murders of author Davina Flory, her husband and daughter, shot dead at Tancred House. Only Daisy, her granddaughter survived, and wounded in the shoulder she had crawled to the phone to call for help.