Edition: First printing.
London: Hutchinson, (1997) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An Inspector Reginald Wexford mystery novel. The coming of a new highway which will destroy Framhurst Great Wood brings opposition and death, and leaves lingering political and moral questions, which go beyond this novel. SIGNED on the title page by Rendell. Another complex and satisfying suspense novel by this writer, who, among other awards, received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. 328 pp. ISBN: 0-091792304.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new)