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An Unkindness of Ravens

An Unkindness of Ravens

The thirteenth Wexford novel published by Hutchinson in

I had a go at dotty militant feminism. I have sympathy and support for feminism. If you’re a woman, you must be a feminist. But at the time there were women who didn’t want anything to do with men. They wanted them to die out and to use sperm banks. I was described by one women’s magazine as the greatest anti-feminist since Dashiell Hammett.

Ruth Rendell 1

Rodney Williams’s disappearance seems typical to Wexford - a simple case of a man running off with a woman other than his wife. But when another woman reports that her husband is missing, the case turns unpleasantly complex.


Contemporary Reads 2


  1. Confessions of a Crime Writer. Interview with Anthea Davey for Red Pepper Magazine, 1996, pp. 14-15. ↩︎

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