Published September 1982
by Buccaneer Books .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Loosely inspired by one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the 20th century – the Lord Lucan case – A Double Life is at once a riveting page-turner and a moving reflection on women and violence, trauma and memory, and class and privilege. A riveting and sophisticated page-turner inspired by one. A Double Life isnt a new book, but an unsung classic of Russian literature. Karolina Pavlova was a Russian poet in the nineteenth century and prior to reading this book, I knew absolutely zero about her/5. A Double Life. London doctor Claire Alden, the year-old narrator of this engrossing psychological thriller from Edgar-winner Berry (Under the Harrow), remains obsessed with finding answers decades after the horrific night when her nanny was slaughtered in her family’s Belgravia townhouse and her mother, Faye, was left near death. A Double Life is an appealing novel, offering a colorful, penetrating portrait of Moscow's high society in those times, especially the lives of the wives and women in it. M. A.
KIRKUS REVIEW. Berry’s (Under the Harrow, ) second thriller explores the effects of a brutal crime on the family of the alleged perpetrator nearly 30 years later. Claire’s father, Lord Spenser, notorious for being one of the highest-ranking members of British society to . Flynn Berry’s second novel, A DOUBLE LIFE, is a fictional account of the Lucan escapade as told by one of his children, Claire, who is now a doctor living in London whose life was altered by the murders occurring when she was a child. Julie Kirgo wrote that A Double Life is truly a picture of opposing forces, mirror images and deadly doubles: "Anthony John is at war with Othello, the elegant world of the theater is opposed to the squalid existence of Shelley Winters' Pat Kroll, and illusion versus reality are all conveyed in opposing lights and darks of Krasner's luminous photography."Music by: Miklós Rózsa. A Double Life; A Life of Fiction See the article in its original context from December 3, , Section 6, Page Buy Reprints TimesMachine Author: Jane Smiley.
Title: A Double Life Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: J Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Language: English. A Double Life was written for the screen by Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin, who occasionally digress from the melodramatic plotline to include a few backstage inside jokes%. A Double Life is a crime novel, based on real people and events, about the daughter of England's most notorious murder suspect and her tireless Author: Sadie Trombetta. A Double Life “Rich and moody As shocking as it is satisfying.” — The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice “Thrilling.” — O Magazine “Exquisite.” — The Seattle Times “Engrossing.” — Good Housekeeping “Suspense at its very best.”CrimeReads.