To Don, Simon, Donna, and Phillip. But the birds’ singing wouldn’t let her lie quiet. The birds were sometimes the only things down here to make a sound from morning till night.
To Don, Simon, Donna, and Phillip. The dawn chorus broke with a whistling call, then came a single trill and soon a hundred birds were singing in as many trees. She sat up fully this time.
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The Crocodile Bird is a 1993 novel by British writer Ruth Rendell. When her mother, Eve, tells Liza that she must leave their remote home, the gatehouse of a country mansion, Liza is terrified. Although sixteen years of age, she has never been on a bus or a train, has never played with a child of her own age. She has almost no knowledge of a world described by her mother as evil and destructive. Their strange, enclosed life together is over because Eve has killed a man. And he is not the first.
The Crocodile Bird provides much food for thought for mature teens who have a taste for the unexpected.
Here is Ruth Rendell on such fantastic form that you'll want to stay up all night racing through to the en. Val Hennessy, Daily Mail. A powerful and absorbing narrative told with elegance and subtlety". The extraordinary depth and accuracy of her psychological portraits is matched only by the rare inventiveness of her storytelling".
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The Crocodile Bird by Ruth Rendell; (4 ); Kindle; Brit lit; fiction; mother-daughter relationships; mystery; suspense . Rendell also writes under the pseudonym Barbara Vine.
The Crocodile Bird by Ruth Rendell; (4 ); Kindle; Brit lit; fiction; mother-daughter relationships; mystery; suspense; (1993) Liza tells her story over several nights and in the process finds. 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.
Joyce Carol Oates called Ruth Rendell one of the finest practitioners of her craft in the English-speaking world. In New York Times Notable Book The Crocodile Bird, this three-time Edgar Award winner shows the talent that made her one of the best.
Author: Ruth Rendell
Category: Mystery and Thriller
Publisher: Trafalgar Square; First Edition edition (September 2, 1993)
Pages: 352 pages
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