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The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
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  • Published: 29 May 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141938295
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448
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The Chimney Sweeper's Boy


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Six of Barbara Vine's bestselling backlist titles stunningly rejacketed to coincide with the paperback of The Birthday Present

When successful author Gerald Candless dies of a sudden heart attack, his eldest, adoring daughter Sarah embarks on a memoir of him and soon discovers that her perfect father was not all he appeared to be. That, in fact, he wasn't Gerald Candless at all. But then, who was he? And what terrible secret had driven him to live a lie for all those years?

  • Pub date: 29 May 2009
  • ISBN: 9780141938295
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448

About the Author

Barbara Vine

Barbara Vine is the pen-name of Ruth Rendell. Viking have published her twelve previous novels, including A Dark Adapted Eye, which won the Crime Writer's association Gold Dagger Award, and more recently Grasshopper, The Blood Doctor and The Minotaur. Ruth Rendell sits in the house of Lords as a Labour peer. She lives in Maida Vale, London.

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