This time Rendell's focus has a wider depth of field than usual.Clearly, she is enjoying herself in this dark comedy of manners, and the suspense is tinged with irony.
My copy of her new novel, "The Water's Lovely," wound up dog-eared, underlined and coffee-stained.
When she's at her best, you find yourself risking mayhem -- turning pages while walking blindly around furniture or reading in the car at traffic lights until the honking begins.
He wouldn’t go into the school assembly if there was a play on and if he walked into a room with people in, even if he knew them, he would have his eyes closed for the first half hour, even behind the sunglasses.” On the autistic spectrum, he has struggled with speech and comprehending others for most of his life.
“It’s as though someone is inside his head and they have a long strip of paper with all the sentences on and they’re cutting each word up and throwing it out in the wrong order,” says Carol, 57.
Characters include a middle-aged woman dangerously gambling on speed-dating and an amoral woman who systematically weasels her way into the last will and testament of elderly victims.
A vapid heiress reads a description of herself as a "socialite" and in outrage asks her boyfriend if it means the same as being in the Labor government.
It may be tricky to get a game at Prince de Provence, but it’s resort golf at its absolute finest at the 36-hole Four Seasons Terre Blanche.
Heading down to the south of France you’ll find the Pete Dye and PB Dye layout at Barbaroux, Léonard Morandi and Donald Harradine’s Nimes-Campagne, Robert von Hagge’s Royal Royal Mougins and the highly regarded Gary Player-designed Chateau de Taulane among numerous other fine French golf courses.
Credit: Courtesy of Muhlenberg College Members of Faith Lutheran Church, Chico, Calif., and Congregation Beth Israel participated in a joint seder meal.
The congregations have held events and celebrated holidays together since 2009.
In an increasingly diverse America, neighbors aren’t always Christian.