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French

La maison du lys tigré

Ruth Rendell (author), Johan-Frédérik Hel Guedj (translator)
Title
La maison du lys tigré
Author
Ruth Rendell
Translator
Johan-Frédérik Hel Guedj
Language
French
Original title
Tigerlily's orchids
Publisher
Paris: Edition des 2 Terres, 2012
305 p.
ISBN
9782848931104
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About Ruth Rendell

Ruth Barbara Rendell, Baroness Rendell of Babergh, (née Grasemann; 17 February 1930 – 2 May 2015) was an English author of thrillers and psychological murder mysteries.

Rendell is best known for creating Chief Inspector Wexford. A second string of works was a series of unrelated crime novels that explored the psychological background of criminals and their victims. This theme was developed further in a third series of novels, published under the pseudonym Barbara Vine.

Life

Rendell was born as Ruth Barbara Grasemann in 1930, in South Woodford, Essex (now Greater London). Her parents were teachers. Her mother, Ebba Kruse, was born in Sweden to Danish parents and brought up in Denmark; her father, Arthur Grasemann, was English. As a result of spending Christmas and other holidays in Scandinavia, Rendell learned Swedish and Danish. Rendell was educat…Read more on Wikipedia