Oh, Ruth Rendell!

The trouble with Amazon is that there are people who leave reviews with spoilers.  Twice now, self has read a review, only to find out the ending of a book she hasn’t yet finished reading.

The solution, one would think, would be simple: Stop reading the reader reviews on Amazon!

But self can’t help it: she does it for every single book, and it makes her mad that for the last two books she read, Ayelet Waldman’s (which, by the way, self thinks is an absolutely beautiful name!) and Ruth Rendell’s, someone has in effect “spilled the beans” and self is particularly mad because the reviewer for the second book, Rendell’s, actually said what the outcome would be, and self is only five pages from the end of 13 Steps Down, and she knows that if she didn’t know the ending, she’d Read the rest of this entry »

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