Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Thief by Ruth Rendell

What you do in childhood may come back to haunt you Stealing things from people who had upset her was something Polly did quite a lot. There was her Aunt Pauline; a girl at school; a boyfriend who left her. And there was the man on the plane... Humiliated and scared by a total stranger Polly does what she always does. She steals something. But she never could have imagined that her desire for revenge would have such terrifying results. Quick Reads are brilliant, short books by bestselling writers and celebrities. These exciting, dramatic and funny stories are ideal for adults who've stopped reading or find reading tough, and for regular readers who want a short, fast book by one of the best authors writing today. Quick Reads have helped hundreds of thousands of people to pick up books and enjoy reading again. For more information, please go to www.quickreads.org.uk. Books available at bookshops and libraries. Books and downloads available at online book retailers.

Buy The Thief by Ruth Rendell from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780099502265
ISBN-10: 0099502267
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 7mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 2-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - The Thief by Ruth Rendell

Book Reviews - The Thief by Ruth Rendell

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Thief book by Ruth Rendell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Ruth Rendell

Ruth Rendell was an exceptional crime writer, and will be remembered as a legend in her own lifetime. Her groundbreaking debut novel, From Doon With Death, was first published in 1964 and introduced the reader to her enduring and popular detective, Inspector Reginald Wexford, who went on to feature in twenty-four of her subsequent novels. With worldwide sales of approximately 20 million copies, Rendell was a regular Sunday Times bestseller. Her sixty bestselling novels include police procedurals, some of which have been successfully adapted for TV, stand-alone psychological mysteries, and a third strand of crime novels under the pseudonym Barbara Vine. Very much abreast of her times, the Wexford books in particular often engaged with social or political issues close to her heart. Rendell won numerous awards, including the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for 1976's best crime novel with A Demon in My View, a Gold Dagger award for Live Flesh in 1986, and the Sunday Times Literary Award in 1990. In 2013 she was awarded the Crime Writers' Association Cartier Diamond Dagger for sustained excellence in crime writing. In 1996 she was awarded the CBE and in 1997 became a Life Peer. Ruth Rendell died in May 2015. Her final novel, Dark Corners, is scheduled for publication in October 2015

Books By Ruth Rendell

Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell
Paperback, November 2016
$27.69
Keys To The Street by Ruth Rendell
Paperback, June 2016
$18.23
Girl Next Door by Ruth Rendell
Paperback, August 2015
$27.69
No Man's Nightingale by Ruth Rendell
Paperback / softback, October 2014
$27.69