Piranha to Scurfy: And Other Stories

By Ruth Rendell
Read by Jenny Sterlin

10.47 Hours 11/23/2016 unabridged
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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 and grammar police, is about to find out. He has spent years pointing out mistakes to writers and their publishers. So when he picks up the latest supernatural thriller from a best-selling author, its typos and lapses of logic are no surprise. Its story, however, slyly begins to poison Ribbon’s life. 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.

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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 and grammar police, is about to find out. He has spent years pointing out mistakes to writers and their publishers. So when he picks up the latest supernatural thriller from a best-selling author, its typos and lapses of logic are no surprise. Its story, however, slyly begins to poison Ribbon’s life. 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.

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Author Bio: Ruth Rendell

Ruth Rendell (1930–2015) wrote more than sixty novels in a career spanning fifty years. She won numerous awards for her writing, including three Edgars—the highest accolade from Mystery Writers of America—as well as four Gold Daggers and a Diamond Dagger for outstanding contribution to the genre from England’s prestigious Crime Writer’s Association. She was also the winner of the MWA Grand Master Award. A longtime member of the House of Lords, she lived in London.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 10.47
Audience: Adult
Language: English