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SUMMARY An Unkindness of Ravens

READ ´ An Unkindness of Ravens í When Chief Inspector Reg Wexford does a favour for his wife to look into the disappearance of one of their neighbours' husbands—everything he finds seems to confirm his first inkling that this is simply another case of a bored middle aged man having run off with a younger woman However when Rodney Williams is found When Chief Inspector Reg Wexford does a favour for his wife to look into the disappearance of one of their neighbours' husbands everything he finds seems to confirm his fir. A British police procedural and mysteryA fine book which provides a detailed police procedural mystery with many characters witnesses and suspects Along the way Ms Rendell explores feminism circa 1985 and evolving social attitudes but don't read it expecting a blanket endorsement of feminism or modern political correctness Political correctness changes too rapidly for a novel published in 1985 to meet the ever changing standards and demandsA pretty good mystery which twists and turns before Inspector Wexford finally uncovers the truth Potential readers should note that while I found the book engrossing I liked few of the characters

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Is stabbed in his car Wexford finds himself thrown into an investigation involving a militant feministic organisation known as Arria who have taken the raven as their symbo. Ok this is the third 'vintage' Rendell I've listened to on audiobook and I think I'm done they're clearly wildly popular in my local library but I can't get over how dated and old fashioned they are This book was originally published in 1985 but what we have is a story of young feminists who are also knife wielding man haters 'cos 'feminist' is a synonym for 'psychopath' obvs Alongside all the misogyny and dodgy gender politics is a horribly patronising approach to the readership very early on Rendell slips in a reference to The Cenci a play in which Wexford's daughter is acting which gives away the entire plot of the book but clearly Rendell doesn't think that her readers might be up on their Shelley Instead we have to wait for Wexford's laborious unpacking of the plot after watching the play reading the programme and ruminating for uite some time Why Rendell's books are regarded as crime 'classics' is a mystery to me they feel far old fashioned with objectionable social attitudes that books that are far older

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An Unkindness of RavensSt inkling that this is simply another case of a bored middle aged man having run off with a younger woman However when Rodney Williams is found dead and another local man. Read by Michael BryantTotal Runtime 8 Hours 9 MinsDescription Rodney Williams's disappearance seems typical to Chief Inspector 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 complexThis is somewhat similar to getting back onto a horse after a fall as the last book in this otherwise solid series was a dut dohA feminist toned tome with added knives and tennis3 From Doon With Death Inspector Wexford #13 A New Lease of Death Inspector Wexford #23 Wolf to the Slaughter Inspector Wexford #32 The Best Man to Die Inspector Wexford #43 A Guilty Thing Suprised #53 No More Dying Then Inspector Wexford #63 Murder Being Once Done Inspector Wexford #73 Some Lie and Some Die Inspector Wexford #83 Shake Hands Forever Inspector Wexford #93 A Sleeping Life Inspector Wexford #103 Put on by Cunning Inspector Wexford #111 Speaker of Mandarin Inspector Wexford #123 An Unkindness of Ravens Inspector Wexford #133 Not in the Flesh Inspector Wexford #212 The Vault Inspector Wexford #23