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  • Published: 2 November 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099534990
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $19.99

The Pure In Heart

Simon Serrailler Book 2




‘Not all great novelists can write crime crime fiction but when one like Susan Hill does it the result is stunning.’ Ruth Rendell

A little boy is kidnapped as he stands with his satchel at the gate of his home, waiting for his lift to school. An ex-con finds it impossible to stay straight. A severely handicapped young woman dies in the night - has someone who loves her helped her out of this world? Once again, Susan Hill brilliantly creates a community, with detail so sharp and convincing that readers feel that these people are their neighbours. And that terror and evil are always in their midst ...

  • Pub date: 2 November 2009
  • ISBN: 9780099534990
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 528
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Susan Hill

Susan Hill has been a professional writer for over fifty years. Her books have won awards and prizes including the Whitbread, the John Llewellyn Rhys and the Somerset Maugham, and have been shortlisted for the Booker. She was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Honours. Her novels include Strange Meeting, I’m the King of the Castle, In the Springtime of the Year and A Kind Man. She has also published autobiographical works and collections of short stories as well as the Simon Serrailler series of crime novels. The play of her ghost story The Woman in Black has been running in London’s West End since 1988. She has two adult daughters and lives in North Norfolk.

www.susanhill.org.uk

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Praise for The Pure In Heart

“For the first time in years, P.D. James has serious competition”

Philip Oakes, Literary Review


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