By Ruth Rendell
Asta Westerby is lonely. In 1905, almost immediately after coming to East London from Denmark together with her husband and their little boys, she appears like a stranger in a wierd land. And it doesn’t aid that her husband is consistently away on company. thankfully, she reveals solace in her diary—and she keeps to take action until eventually 1967.
many years later, her granddaughter, Ann, reveals the magazine, and it turns into a literary sensation, delivering an intimate view of Edwardian existence. however it additionally seems to be to carry the foremost to an unsolved homicide and the disappearance of a child.
a contemporary masterpiece by means of the Edgar Award–winning writer of the Inspector Wexford Mysteries, and a very good selection for readers of P. D. James, Ian Rankin, or Scott Turow, Asta’s Book is straight away against the law tale, a historic novel, and a mental portrait instructed during the diary itself and during Ann, who's bent on unlocking the journal’s excised mystery.
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