Pinned on July 16, 2012 at 4:34 pm by James Alarcon
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Rendell ‘alters’ the ‘bridal path’! Ruth Rendell’s books always pack a punch. Or several. And in “The Bridesmaid,” Rendell stays true to form, basically. While most Rendell fans recognize her as the author of the fascinating Inspector Wexford series, she also writes other thrillers. She also writes even chillier thrillers under the name of Barbara Vine. Regardless of which nom de plume she uses, it is difficult to find a writer who can explore–even reveal–the psychological pathways with the effectiveness of she demonstrates.
The best, by the best One of Rendell’s greatest gifts is her ability to show what happens when a normal person crosses paths with a sociopath. The hero has no idea what he’s met up with because he’s too decent to think that way; he and his girlfriend talk past each other in the most chilling way. It’s like watching a slow-motion train wreck.