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The Ribs of Death

The Ribs of Death

When Charles is given just twelve months to live, his doctor sister takes him to a small Cornish village to end his days. They are joined by other friends including Tuesday, the young author of an unexpectedly sensational novel that brings her nothing but trouble.

Combining doomed love, a beautifully groomed and immaculately behaved psychopath, an escaped circus leopard and a fortune hidden in the pages of a library of books Joan Aiken once again serves up all the ingredients for an explosive finale.

‘Unusual, enthralling, full of wry fun’ Sunday Times
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 14th December 2014

Price: £18.99

ISBN-13: 9781471916779

Reviews

Excellent characterisation, especially of the likeable heroine narrator
SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Unusual, enthralling, full of wry fun
SUNDAY TIMES
A fast, lively story that builds to a fiery denouement
DAILY TELEGRAPH
Joan Aiken's triumph with this genre is that she does it so much better than others
NEW YORK TIMES