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Ruth Ware

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Ruth Ware grew up in Sussex, on the south coast of England. After graduating from Manchester University she moved to Paris, before settling in North London. She has worked as a waitress, a bookseller, a teacher of English as a foreign language and a press officer. She is married with two small children, and In a Dark, Dark Wood is her début thriller.

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Average rating: 3.74 · 1,184,514 ratings · 106,965 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
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“People don’t change,” Nina said bitterly. “They just get more punctilious about hiding their true selves.”
Ruth Ware, In a Dark, Dark Wood

“My friend Erin says we all have demons inside us, voices that whisper we're no good, that if we don't make this promotion or ace that exam we'll reveal to the world exactly what kind of worthless sacks of skin and sinew we really are Maybe that's true. Maybe mine just have louder voices.”
Ruth Ware, The Woman in Cabin 10

“A lie can outlast any truth.”
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