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    • Not in the Flesh

    • A Wexford Novel
    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Simon Vance
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 44 Min.
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    When the truffle-hunting dog starts to dig furiously, his master's first reaction is delight at the size of the clump the dog has unearthed: at the going rate, this one truffle might be worth several hundred pounds. Then the dirt falls away to reveal not a precious mushroom but the bones and tendons of what is clearly a human hand.

    Regulärer Preis: 13,95 €

    • The Babes in the Wood

    • A Chief Inspector Wexford Mystery, Book 19
    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Nigel Anthony
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 9 Min.
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    With floods threatening both the town of Kingsmarkham and his own home and no end to the rain in sight, Chief Inspector Wexford already has his hands full when he learns that two local teenagers have gone missing along with their sitter, Joanna Troy.

    Regulärer Preis: 22,95 €

    • A Judgement in Stone

    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Carole Hayman
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 26 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Four members of the Coverdale family - George, Jacqueline, Melinda and Giles - died in the space of fifteen minutes on the 14th February, St Valentine's Day. Eunice Parchman, the housekeeper, shot them down on a Sunday evening while they were watching opera on television. Two weeks later she was arrested for the crime. But the tragedy neither began nor ended there...

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

    • The Ruth Rendell BBC Radio Drama Collection

    • Seven Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Oona Beeson, Jamie Glover, Peter Wingfield, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 52 Min.
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    Full-cast dramatisations of seven of Ruth Rendell's tense psychological thrillers. This collection includes The Bridesmaid, Going Wrong, King Solomon’s Carpet, People Don’t Do Such Things, The Fever Tree, The Dreadful Day of Judgment and Thornapple. Among the casts of these seven suspenseful adaptations are Jamie Glover, Mark Strong, Reece Shearsmith, Paul Rhys, Danny Sapani and Juliet Aubrey. 

    Regulärer Preis: 22,95 €

    • The Speaker of Mandarin

    • A Chief Inspector Wexford Mystery, Book 12 (Unabridged)
    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Michael Bryant
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 11 Min.
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    There were some things about Chief Inspector Wexford's trip to China that he could never have dreamt of: That an old woman would haunt him from one city to the next. That a man would be tragically drowned. Or that, back in England, he would be investigating the murder of one of his fellow tourists.

    Regulärer Preis: 16,95 €

    • The Saint Zita Society

    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Carole Boyd
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 15 Min.
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Dex works as a gardener for Dr Jefferson at his home on Hexam Place in Pimlico: an exclusive street inhabited by the rich, and serviced by the not so rich. The hired help, a motley assortment of au pairs, drivers and cleaners, decide to form the St Zita Society (Zita was the patron saint of domestic servants) as an excuse to meet at the pub and air their grievances. When Dex is invited to one of these meetings, the others find that he is a strange man, ill at ease with human beings....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Murder and Class Struggle in Good Old England

    • Von BikerJoe Am hilfreichsten 19.10.2015

    Regulärer Preis: 18,95 €

    • The Rottweiler

    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Nigel Anthony
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 32 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The first girl had a bite mark on her neck, but they traced the DNA to her boyfriend. But the tabloids got hold of the story and called the killer 'The Rottweiler' and the name stuck. The latest murder takes place very near Inez Ferry's antique shop in Marylebone. When the Rottweiler’s trinkets start showing up in the shop, suddenly, everyone Inez knows is a suspect, and the killer feels all too close.

    Regulärer Preis: 21,95 €

    • No Man's Nightingale

    • A Chief Inspector Wexford Mystery, Book 24 (Unabridged)
    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Nigel Anthony
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 42 Min.
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Sarah Hussain was not popular in the community of Kingsmarkham. She was born of mixed parents - a white Irishwoman and an immigrant Indian Hindu. She was also the Reverend of St Peter's church. But it came as a profound shock to everyone when she was found strangled in the vicarage. A garrulous cleaner, Maxine, also shared by the Wexfords, discovers the body. In his retirement, the former Detective Chief Inspector is devoting much time to reading, and has little patience with Maxine's prattle.

    Regulärer Preis: 19,95 €

    • A New Lease of Death

    • A Chief Inspector Wexford Mystery, Book 2
    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Nigel Anthony
    • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 51 Min.
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Wexford had every reason to remember the Painter case - it was the first murder he'd ever handled on his own. There had been no doubts about the case, until now. Someone wants the case reopened, and they want Wexford proved wrong.

    Regulärer Preis: 16,95 €

    • The Vault

    • A Chief Inspector Wexford Mystery, Book 23 (Unabridged)
    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Nigel Anthony
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 41 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Chief Inspector Reg Wexford has retired. He and his wife, Dora, now divide their time between Kingsmarkham and their daughter, Sheila’s, coach house in Hampstead. Wexford takes great pleasure in his books, but, for all the benefits of a more relaxed lifestyle, he misses being the law. But a chance meeting with an old acquaintance in a London street changes everything. Tom Ede is now a Detective Superintendent, and is very keen to recruit Wexford as an adviser on a difficult case.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Chief Inspector Wexford is back!

    • Von sedef25 Am hilfreichsten 07.09.2011

    Regulärer Preis: 19,95 €

    • The Bridesmaid & Going Wrong (Dramatised)

    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Jamie Glover, Rachel Lewis, Peter Wingfield, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 2 Std. und 56 Min.
    • Originalaufnahme
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Love and death are the principal players in these two BBC Radio full-cast dramatisations of chilling Ruth Rendell stories. In "The Bridesmaid", when Philip embarks on an affair with Senta, his sister's bridesmaid, she reminds him of the stone statue he adored as a child. Yet Senta is married, and Philip's overwhelming aversion to violence leads indirectly to murder and horror as he is drawn into erotic but murderous complicity.

    Regulärer Preis: 13,95 €

    • The Crocodile Bird

    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Juliet Stevenson
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 48 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Eve and Liza, Mother and Daughter, live a quiet life in their remote home; a rustic gatehouse of a country mansion. At first glance their lives appear quite ordinary, except that Liza has almost no knowledge of the outside world, has never played with a child her own age and has witnessed her mother commit murder, on multiple occasions.

    Regulärer Preis: 22,95 €

    • The Veiled One

    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Davina Porter
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 29 Min.
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    Wexford is shopping for his wife’s birthday present when the body of a strangled woman is discovered nearby. Then his daughter is arrested for an anti-nuclear war demonstration, and a car bomb puts him in the hospital while a psychopathic killer is loose and bent on revenge.

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

    • The Monster in the Box

    • A Chief Inspector Wexford Mystery, Book 22
    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Nigel Anthony
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 50 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Wexford had almost made up his mind that he would never again set eyes on Eric Targo. And yet there he was, back in Kingsmarkham, still with that cocky, strutting walk. Years earlier, when Wexford was a young police officer, a woman called Elsie Carroll had been found strangled in her bedroom. Although many still had their suspicions that her husband was guilty, no one was convicted.

    Regulärer Preis: 10,95 €

    • An Unkindness of Ravens

    • An Inspector Wexford Mystery
    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Davina Porter
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 23 Min.
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Chief Inspector Wexford finds nothing unusual in the disappearance of Rodney Williams, a husband and father who likely has run off with another woman. But when the man’s car and suitcase are discovered abandoned, can a body be far behind?

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • The Girl Next Door

    • A Novel
    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Ric Jerrom
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 58 Min.
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    In the waning months of the second World War, a group of children discover an earthen tunnel in their neighborhood outside London. Throughout the summer of 1944 - until one father forbids it - the subterranean space becomes their "secret garden," where the friends play games and tell stories. Six decades later, beneath a house on the same land, construction workers uncover a tin box containing two skeletal hands, one male and one female.

    Regulärer Preis: 25,95 €

    • The Killing Doll

    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Ric Jerrom
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 50 Min.
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    No one would have described Manningtree Grove as fashionable. Few would have found it especially interesting. But it was not an unpleasant place to live: the old railway line lay in a valley, and the gardens looked onto it. It was the kind of place where nothing ever happened. Yet it was here that Peter Yearman first sold his soul to the devil....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • ich habe mich gelangweilt

    • Von Jennifer Am hilfreichsten 04.12.2016

    Regulärer Preis: 19,95 €

    • The Water's Lovely

    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Siân Thomas
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 57 Min.
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    The man who had died was Ismay's stepfather, Guy. Nine years on, she and her sister, Heather, still live in the same house in Clapham. But it has been divided into two self-contained flats. Their mother lives upstairs with her sister, Pamela. And the bathroom, where Guy drowned, has disappeared. Ismay works in public relations, and Heather in catering. They get on well. They always have. They never discuss the changes to the house, still less what happened that August day.

    Regulärer Preis: 10,95 €

    • Thirteen Steps Down

    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Ric Jerrom
    • Spieldauer: 11 Std. und 12 Min.
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Mix Cellini (which he pronounces with an S rather than a C) is superstitious about the number 13 and has always felt dogged by ill-luck. In the house where he lives, there are 13 steps down to the landing below his rooms. His landlady lives her life almost exclusively through her library, blind to the neglect and decay around her. However, Mix is obsessed with the life of the notorious John Christie, who lived in the same Notting Hill neighbourhood at 10 Rillington Place.

    Regulärer Preis: 21,95 €

    • Kissing the Gunner’s Daughter

    • Autor: Ruth Rendell
    • Sprecher: Davina Porter
    • Spieldauer: 14 Std. und 37 Min.
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Wexford is horrified by the carnage he encounters at Tancred Manor, home of a famous anthropologist, but he is determined to do all that he can for 17-year-old Daisy, the only survivor of the mass murders that obliterated her family.

    Regulärer Preis: 24,95 €

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