A judgement in stone

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
"A classic."--The London Times What on earth could have provoked a modern day St. Valentine's Day massacre? On Valentine's Day, four members of the Coverdale family--George, Jacqueline, Melinda and Giles--were murdered in the space of 15 minutes. Their housekeeper, Eunice Parchman, shot them, one by one, in the blue light of a televised performance of Don Giovanni. When Detective Chief Superintendent William Vetch arrests Miss Parchman two weeks later, he discovers a second tragedy: the key to the Valentine's Day massacre hidden within a private humiliation Eunice Parchman has guarded all her life. A brilliant rendering of character, motive, and the heady discovery of truth, A Judgement in Stone is among Ruth Rendell's finest psychological thrillers. "It will be an amazing achievement if [Rendell] ever writes a better book."--London Daily Express "Ruth Rendell is the best mystery writer in the English-speaking world."--Time
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780375704963
9780385132237
9780307557186
9780891908883
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 399d364d-d282-4d8b-c89f-20d8402eef96
Full title judgement in stone
Author rendell ruth
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-19 23:33:41PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 00:07:26AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015.
author_display Rendell, Ruth
available_at_catalog Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Green Hills - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Fiction
display_description What on earth could have provoked a modern day St. Valentine's Day massacre?
On Valentine's Day, four members of the Coverdale family—George, Jacqueline, Melinda and Giles—were murdered in the space of 15 minutes. Their housekeeper, Eunice Parchman, shot them, one by one, in the blue light of a televised performance of Don Giovanni. When Detective Chief Superintendent William Vetch arrests Miss Parchman two weeks later, he discovers a second tragedy: the key to the Valentine's Day massacre hidden within a private humiliation Eunice Parchman has guarded all her life. A brilliant rendering of character, motive, and the heady discovery of truth, A Judgement in Stone is among Ruth Rendell's finest psychological thrillers.
format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id 399d364d-d282-4d8b-c89f-20d8402eef96
isbn 9780307557186, 9780375704963, 9780385132237, 9780891908883
item_details ils:CARL0000043931|35192021835131|Green Hills - Adult Fiction|Fiction Rendell|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000043931|35192025341144|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction Rendell|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, overdrive:dc399170-136c-4579-99bc-3e273937e4bc|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book
last_indexed 2018-05-20T05:07:26.215Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Rendell
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Main Kids, Main Library
primary_isbn 9780375704963
publishDate 1978, 2009
record_details ils:CARL0000043931|Book|Books|1st ed. in the U.S.A.|English|Doubleday,|1978, c1977.|188 p. ; 22 cm., overdrive:dc399170-136c-4579-99bc-3e273937e4bc|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2009|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:CARL0000043931|35192021835131|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000043931|35192025341144|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:dc399170-136c-4579-99bc-3e273937e4bc|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
subject_facet Murder -- England -- Fiction
title_display A judgement in stone
title_full A Judgement in Stone, A judgement in stone / Ruth Rendell
title_short A judgement in stone
title_sub
topic_facet Fiction, Murder, Mystery, Thriller