By Ruth Rendell
Asta Westerby is lonely. In 1905, presently after coming to East London from Denmark along with her husband and their little boys, she sounds like a stranger in an odd land. And it doesn’t aid that her husband is consistently away on enterprise. thankfully, she unearths solace in her diary—and she keeps to take action until eventually 1967.
a long time later, her granddaughter, Ann, reveals the magazine, and it turns into a literary sensation, providing an intimate view of Edwardian existence. however it additionally seems to be to carry the foremost to an unsolved homicide and the disappearance of a child.
a contemporary masterpiece via the Edgar Award–winning writer of the Inspector Wexford Mysteries, and a very good selection for readers of P. D. James, Ian Rankin, or Scott Turow, Asta’s Book is immediately against the law tale, a old novel, and a mental portrait advised throughout the diary itself and during Ann, who's bent on unlocking the journal’s excised mystery.
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Asta's Book by Ruth Rendell