The Bridesmaid

The Bridesmaid Philip Wardman Is An Ordinary Young Man, Quiet And Good Looking He Has, However, An Abnormal Fear Of Violence And Death, And Is Haunted By A Television Story About A Mission Woman Believed To Be Murdered. This might be perverse logic, but having twice read The Bridesmaid I felt it was a safe bet for my introduction to audiobooks This intuition proved correct a rough knowledge of the plot helped me to pick up wherever I had left off and it is such a good yarn that it didn t spoil my enjoyment.Mention Ruth Rendell and it s tempting to think of Inspector Wexford, bucolic scenes and cosy cottages Think again The Bridesmaid is everything that isn t in its title a gripping concoction of urban This might be perverse logic, but having twice read The Bridesmaid I felt it was a safe bet for my introduction to audiobo
I read THE BRIDESMAID because I recently saw the French movie from Claude Chabrol and I loved it I just had to read the original thriller It s not bad, although I miss the Chabrol style.The story is not really a mystery at all, but seemslike a very dark character study A young man, living at home with his mother and two sisters, becomes fascinated with one of the bridesmaids at his older sister s wedding He is not only intrigued by her exotic appearance, but she has an insatiable appet I read THE BRIDESMAID because I recently saw the French movie from Claude Chabrol and I loved it I just had to read the original thriller It s not bad, although I miss the Chabrol style.The story is not really a mystery at all, but seemslike a very dark character study A young man, living at home with his mother and two sisters, becomes fascinated with one of the bridesmaids at his older sister s wedding He is not only intrigued by her exotic appearance, but she has an insatiable appetite for all things sensuous Of course, this IS a thriller, so her tastes run to the bizarre, dangerous and criminal However, she is so drawn to him and so sexually obsessed that he cannot pull himself away from her despite his misgivings.The characters are memorable, especially
The idea explored had potential that two lovers would kill to prove their love but I don t think it was really successful in Ruth Rendell s The Bridesmaid For a start, it just didn t seem likely that Phillip and Senta the lovers would be attracted to each other Senta, the creepy, somewhat slovenly, yet beautiful and passionate girl with silver hair, and Phillip gentle, particular, mother s boy, trainee interior decorator There s no doubt that the novel had atmosphere, but it seemed The idea explored had potential that two lovers would kill to prove their love but I don t think it was really successful in Ruth Rendell s The Bridesmaid For a start, it just didn t seem likely that Phillip and Senta the lovers would be attracted to each other Senta, the creepy, somewhat slovenly, yet beautiful and passionate girl with silver hair, and Phill
There ought to be a two tiered rating system, because this book was stylistically wonderful atmospheric, evocative, kept me reading to the end On the other hand, it had no plot and it didn t make a bit of sense But, if you w
Philip lives a rather ordinary life with his family and he abhors violence of any kind When accounts of murder appear in the news, he changes the channel or closes the newspaper At his sister s wedding, he meets his sister s bridesmaid, Senta, a beautiful and enigmatic girl with long silvery hair, and the two start a hot and heavy romance almost immediately Senta does not live like a normal person She lives in the basement of a filthy, seemingly abandoned house, and d
A bizarre love story filled withkinda dark, very quirky characters.I found it strange but captivating.Narrator William Gaminara did a nice job.Not clean Foul Language. Ruth Rendell aka Barbara Vine , that s Baroness Rendell of Babergh CBE to you, has long been my favorite mystery writer It all started the day I picked up a copy of the Bridesmaid twenty years ago The Bridesmaid changed the way I view mysteries I would even go so far as to say The Bridesmaid is the book that initially inspired me to write mysteries.Although Rendell writes the fine Chief Inspector Wexford Police procedurals, it is her psychological crime novels that set her apart at least for Ruth Rendell aka Barbara Vine , that s Baroness Rendell of Babergh CBE to you, has long been my favorite mystery writer It all started the day I picked up a copy of the Bridesmaid twenty years ago The Bridesmaid changed the way I view mysteries I would even go so far as to say The Bridesmaid is the book that initially inspired me to write mysteries.Although Rendell writes the fine Chief Inspector Wexford Police procedurals, it is her psychological crime novels that set her apart at least for me and the The Bridesmaid is
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here A suspense book that is completely predictable with a little too much romance novel thrown in Generally I like Ruth Rendell quite well, and she s still a good writer so I give this two stars rather than one, and I suppose everyone is allowed a bad day General plot Man meets clearly bonkers but attractive woman who is willing to have sex The sex is good, for him, not the reader that part gets very tedious and repetitive Relationship is obviously only about her beauty and sex Surprise Thi A suspense book that is completely predictable with a little too much romance novel thrown in Generally I like Ruth Rendell quite well, and she s still a good writer so
What He Did For Love or something like it Suffice to say that THE BRIDESMAID is one of Rendell s darkest, most relentless novels of obsessionThe revelations of the final two pages should evoke an audible gasp from even the most harden
This was the first Rendell book I read She has become one of my favorite authors.

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  • Paperback
  • The Bridesmaid
  • Ruth Rendell
  • English
  • 12 December 2018
  • 0445409126