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Piranha to Scurfy and Other Stories (2000) [Collection]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Nine short stories and two novellas deal with a variety of themes - some macabre, some vengeful, some mysterious, all observed with Ruth Rendell's unique precision.


  • Piranha to Scurfy
  • Computer Seance
  • Fair Exchange
  • The Wink
  • Catamount
  • Walter's Leg
  • The Professional
  • The Beach Butler
  • The Astronomical Scarf
  • High Mysterious Union
  • Myth

Original title: Piranha to Scurfy and Other Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense
FictionCrime and MysteryCrime/Caper

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Edition #1: Piranha to Scurfy and Other Stories

Piranha to Scurfy and Other Stories (2000)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Rendell is a great storyteller who knows how to make sure that the reader has to turn the pages out of a desperate need to find out what is going to happen next." John Mortimer, Sunday Times
  • "Plenty of style and many a wry reflection on the human condition...Rendell's mission in these well-crafted short stories exhibit a cool skill in the telling of moral fables. This is serious entertainment." Frances Fyfield, Express
  • "In her writing, horror does not shake its gory locks directly at us, but hovers on the periphery of our inner vision, hidden among the ordinary, the everyday." Jane Shilling, Sunday Telegraph
  • "Rendell's mastery of the difficult short story genre is unsurpassed...Her mesmerising capacity to shock, chill and disturb is unmatched." The Times
  • "Irresistible." John Mortimer
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Piranha to Scurfy and Other Stories (2001)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Arrow
ISBN: 9780099414995
Pages: 305

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