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The lake of darkness

Ruth Rendell

The lake of darkness

by Ruth Rendell

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, 1980.

StatementRuth Rendell.
The Physical Object
Pagination(318)p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17437766M
ISBN 100745117198
OCLC/WorldCa221776858

But Martin's ideas about who should benefit from his charitable impulses yield some unexpected results, and soon the good intentions of the one become fatally entangled with the mercenary nature of the other. In the Lake of Darkness, Ruth Rendell takes the old adage that no good deed goes unpunished to a startling, haunting conclusion.   All three passages link the outer darkness with weeping and gnashing of teeth, which, he says always refers in the NT to the torment which will be experience d forever in hell (actually, the lake of fire). There can be no sadness or grief in heaven; hence these outer darkness .

Lake's elegant, restrained prose and distinct characters will reward adults and older teenagers able to brave a story with strong language, harrowing scenes of brutality and an almost painful stab of joy at the end. Patrick Ness, author of A Monster Calls In Darkness is a serious, nuanced, challenging novel. The Lake of Darkness by Ruth Rendell starting at $ The Lake of Darkness has 7 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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About The Lake of Darkness. Martin Urban is a quiet bachelor with a comfortable life, free of worry and distractions. When he unexpectedly comes into a small fortune, he decides to use his newfound wealth to help out those in need. Finn also leads a quiet life, and comes into a little money of his own.

Normally, their paths would never have crossed. As in the superb Make Death Love Me (), Britain's queen of dark irony is again doing nice tricks with parallel, interlocking plots—but here, though Rendell is never less than swiftly readable, the fabrication doesn't quite soar: the characters are an unlikable crew; the balance between the two halves of the story is lopsided; and, most crucially, the reliance on contrivance or.

The Lake of Darkness book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Above the icy darkness of Owlswater, the Lord Owl plots his fin /5.

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