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The Bridesmaid

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When Philip Wardman's feminine ideal, a Greek goddess, appears in the flesh as Senta Pelham, Philip thinks he has found true love. But darker forces are at work, and Senta is led to propose that Philip prove his love by committing murder.
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full_title bridesmaid
author rendell ruth
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lastUpdate 2018-03-16 22:44:32PM

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auth_author2 Rosenblat, Barbara.
author Rendell, Ruth, 1930-2015.
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From the New York Times–bestselling author of A Dark-Adapted Eye: A unique psychological thriller about a gentle young man tempted to kill for love.

Philip Wardman is disgusted by murder. He cannot tolerate violent films or the local news, and when his friends discuss such things he often leaves the room. At his sister's wedding, Philip becomes infatuated with a strange, silver-haired woman named Senta Pelham. They sleep together after the reception, and Philip finds himself falling headfirst into obsessive, all-consuming love. He wants to marry Senta and live an ordinary life—but before they can, she has a murderous idea.

To prove the unconventionality of their love, Senta proposes that each of them commit a murder. Shocked by the idea, but unable to resist his beloved, Philip is drawn into a maze of violence and deceit—and is horrified to find that he feels quite at home.

"Subdued tones, stultifying atmosphere, and omniscient narration mark this telling depiction of mutual psychological obsession," writes Library Journal. Ruth Rendell was one of the twentieth century's finest thriller writers, and The Bridesmaid is one of her most chilling.

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publishDate 1991, 2010
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subject_facet Audiobooks, England -- Fiction
title_display The Bridesmaid
title_full The Bridesmaid, The bridesmaid [sound recording] / by Ruth Rendell
title_short The Bridesmaid
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Mystery