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  1. says:

    Nature or nurture what creates a psychopath? The Crocodile Bird is a deep dive into those troubled waters A young mother and her dau

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    101 Nights Stories told to a boyfriend by that small bird who picks the teeth of a crocodile and remains unhurt

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    I found this to be a compelling read presented in multiple time frames but all told by a young girl finding her way into the world after what can only be described as a bizarre upbringing it would have been easy to take these elements and create a confusing and unreadable narrative but Rendell's masterful hand kept my conf

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    One of Rendell’s finest works combining the right mix of thrills with atmosphere The story set in rural England tells the tale of a young girl whose mother has severely sheltered her from all aspects of the world She does not associate with young people her age she does not go to school she rarely accompanies her mother into town for shopping etc When her mother gets arrested she is forced to flee the only home and so

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    If you've got mother issues and oh boy have I got them in spades read this book It's about a young girl who has been hidden

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    Ruth Rendell is not your typical formula crimemystery writer ie Create a flawed detective male or female doesn't matter give him or her a side kick or a love interest or both Create an interesting backdrop Now create a ruthless sadistic killer serial killers and pedophiles being in particular in high demand Now as the bodies pile up have your detective get beat up time or two then kill the bad guy in a crowning scene of excessi

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    A psychological study of a girl Lizzy growing up in a reclusive situation with her mother Eve The story opens with Lizzy being sent away from home for the first time because police are coming to arrest her mother for murder Running to her secre

  8. says:

    This book has reinforced my belief that Barbara VineRuth Rendell is one of the best psychological mystery writers ever Starting a Vine book is like taking the first bite of a comfort food I am sure that I will be sated and will never be disappointed Recently I have started listening to Barbara Vine audios because the narrators do a wonderful job with the London and village accents which make me feel I am an invisible presence ou

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    Once again I have been overwhelmed by Ruth Rendell's writing skill A master storyteller Rendell is capable of creating the most intriguing pl

  10. says:

    Ruth Rendell has rarely failed to please me I continue to be astounded by the multitude of psychological and social pathologies with which she endows her characters Perhaps these eccentricities are the very thing

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Ly to mysteriously disappearLiza is not the only one to discover the truth behind her mother's pathological violence or the dead bodies When the police arrive on their doorstep Eve throws her daughter into the real world to protect her. If you ve got mother issues and oh boy have I got them in spades read this book It s about a young girl who has been hidden away by the world by her crazy mum Whenever I get one of my famous Mother s Day migraines I pick up this book and console myself that things could be worse Gloriously written Rendell is the finest novelist of our time Period Devoted to Drew you ve got mother issues and oh boy have I got them in spades read this book It s about a

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From the conseuences of her own chilling crimesAs Liza runs into the arms of her secret lover she begins to see the logic behind her mother's gruesomes crimes and must accept the possibility that she has inherited Eve's lust for murde. Once again I have been overwhelmed by Ruth Rendell s writing skill A master storyteller Rendell is capable of creating the most intriguing plots filled with ordinary characters with propensities to commit murder In this instance the story is set in a remote countryside not far from a small village Living in the gatehouse with her mother Eve Liza grows up isolated from everyone other than Jonathan owner of Shrove House and the two men who take care of the grounds Never imagining living anywhere else Eve is obsessed with Shrove House Eve home schools her daughter even teaching her to read Latin And whenever she needs to go into town to shop locks her daughter inside her room until she returns The gatehouse is crude with no inside toilet and none of the conveniences of the day When her mother shoots and kills a man who has tried to rape her Liza is too young to understand yet she knows something happened As Liza grows up she is curious about the outside world however when she discovers a television set in Shrove House that her mother cleans she knows her mother would disapprove Through watching TV and reading books in the library she learns a little about the world beyond Shrove Liza is sixteen when Eve is arrested for murder With her mother no longer there to protect and provide for her Liza is on her own The story evolves around her awakening as she gradually comes to understand herself and the reasons behind her mother s actionsIt is a satisfying read especially the way the story is presented I was curious about the intriguing title The Crocodile Bird and how it related to the story A crocodile bird is an African bird that feeds on the insects that infest crocodiles An apt title when the reader assumes Eve represents the crocodile and her daughter Liza the bird I uote a blurb written by Sue Grafton If there were a craft guild for writers I d apprentice myself to Ruth Rendell I would too A Tangled Affair (The Pearl House young to understand Matthews Choice yet she knows something happened As Liza grows up she is curious about the outside world however when she discovers a television set in Shrove House that her mother cleans she knows her mother would disapprove Through watching TV and reading books in the library she learns a little about the world beyond Shrove Liza is sixteen when Eve is arrested for murder With her mother no longer there to protect and provide for her Liza is on her own The story evolves around her awakening as she gradually comes to understand herself and the reasons behind her mother s actionsIt is a satisfying read especially the way the story is presented I was curious about the intriguing title The Crocodile Bird and how it related to the story A crocodile bird is an African bird that feeds on the insects that infest crocodiles An apt title when the reader assumes Eve represents the crocodile and her daughter Liza the bird I uote a blurb written by Sue Grafton If there were a craft guild for writers I d apprentice myself to Ruth Rendell I would too

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Liza is not your average teenager Sixteen years old she lives with her mother Eve in a secluded gatehouse which she has never been allowed to leave There was only enough room for two in their cocoon; intruders entered at their peril on. I found this to be a compelling read presented in multiple time frames but all told by a young girl finding her way into the world after what can only be described as a bizarre upbringing it would have been easy to take these elements and create a confusing and unreadable narrative but Rendell s masterful hand kept my confusion within acceptable levels always making me want to read plus the ending was touching Hers to Protect your average teenager Sixteen Her Small-Town Hero years old she lives with her mother Eve in a secluded gatehouse which she has never been allowed to leave There was only enough room for two in their cocoon; intruders entered at their peril on. I found this to be a compelling read presented in multiple time frames but all told by a Red Tail (Travis Trilogy young girl finding her way into the world after what can only be described as a bizarre upbringing it would have been easy to take these elements and create a confusing and unreadable narrative but Rendell s masterful hand kept my confusion within acceptable levels always making me want to read plus the ending was touching