Ruth Rendell - Not In The Flesh

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Used Good, creases on cover, pages/closed book edges are tanning Trade Paperback Dimensions: 154 x 233 x 21mmPublication Date: 2007 (Inspector Wexford Series Bk 21) Searching for truffles in a wood, a man and his dog unearth something less savoury - a human hand.The body, as Chief Inspector Wexford is informed...
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Used Good, creases on cover, pages/closed book edges are tanning

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Dimensions: 154 x 233 x 21mm
Publication Date: 2007

(Inspector Wexford Series Bk 21)

Searching for truffles in a wood, a man and his dog unearth something less savoury - a human hand.

The body, as Chief Inspector Wexford is informed later, has lain buried for ten years or so, wrapped in a purple cotton sheet. The post-mortem cannot reveal the precise cause of death. The only clue is a crack in one of the dead man's ribs.

The police computer stores a long list of missing persons. Men, women and children disappear at an alarming rate, something like 500 every day nationwide. So Wexford knows he is going to have a job on his hands to identify the corpse.

And then, only twenty yards away from the woodland burial site, in the cellar of a disused cottage, another body is found.

The detection skills of Wexford, Burden and the other investigating officers of the Kingsmarkham Police Force are tested to the utmost to discover whether the murders are connected and to track down whoever is responsible.

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