Ruth Rendell


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
February 17, 1930

Died
May 02, 2015

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A.K.A. Barbara Vine

Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh, CBE, who also wrote under the pseudonym Barbara Vine, was an acclaimed English crime writer, known for her many psychological thrillers and murder mysteries and above all for Inspector Wexford.
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“Some say life is the thing, but I prefer reading.”
Ruth Rendell, A Judgement in Stone

“We always know when we are awake that we cannot be dreaming even though when actually dreaming we feel all this may be real.”
Ruth Rendell, One Across, Two Down

“I really do literally put myself into a character's shoes.”
Ruth Rendell

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