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Kissing the gunner"s daughter

Ruth Rendell

Kissing the gunner"s daughter

by Ruth Rendell

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Published by Arrow in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Century Hutchinson, 1991.

StatementRuth Rendell.
The Physical Object
Pagination345p. ;
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17398808M
ISBN 100099101513
OCLC/WorldCa28216643

Get this from a library! Kissing the gunner's daughter.. [Ruth Rendell] -- Friday the 13th is the day Sergeant Caleb Martin will lose his life in a bank robbery. Months later, the Flory family are discovered shot at Tancred House. The cases seem unrelated; but Chief. Term used in the Age of Sail Navy: To be bent over the breach of a cannon and caned for an infraction of the law with as much respect and privacy that could be found on the gun deck in a man of war. This was reserved for midshipmen who would one day become officers and were above being flogged in public on the open deck. very much like the school boy who is caned by the schoolmaster in private.

Editions for Kissing the Gunner's Daughter: (Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Kindle Editi Cited by: 7. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

In Kissing the Gunner's Daughter, long-time supporting character Sergeant Martin gets a first name. His adventure in chapter one might have been the author's argument against arming British police officers. I feel very sorry for his young son/5(11). Get this from a library! Kissing the gunner's daughter. [Ruth Rendell] -- Friday the 13th is the day Sergeant Caleb Martin will lose his life in a bank robbery. Months later, the Flory family are discovered shot at Tancred House. The cases seem unrelated; but Chief.


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'Kissing The Gunner's Daughter' has something of a false start. You think the story is going to be one thing but it quickly turns into another and that's a good thing. Rendell is back among the academic upper middle classes in this country house massacre but the people involved on this occasion are actually quite interesting, especially elderly /5(45).

'Kissing The Gunner's Daughter' is an old Naval expression from the by gone days of sailing ships. Whenever an able bodied seaman violated the Captain's shipboard rules the punishment was cruel and severe.4/5.

'Kissing The Gunner's Daughter' has something of a false start. You think the story is going to be one thing but it quickly turns into another and that's a good thing. Rendell is back among the academic upper middle classes in this country house massacre but the people involved on this occasion are actually quite interesting, especially elderly /5(25).

'Kissing The Gunner's Daughter' has something of a false start. You think the story is going to be one thing but it quickly turns into another and that's a good thing. Rendell is back among the academic upper middle classes in this country house massacre but the people involved on this occasion are actually quite interesting, especially elderly /5(44).

Rendell's last few books haven't been up to her extraordinarily high standard, but Chief Inspector Wexford's first appearance since The Veiled One () is cause for celebration.

The crime under investigation--the murder of monstrous old novelist Davina Flory, her younger MP husband Harvey Copeland, and her daughter Naomi, Cited by: 7. Kissing Kissing the gunners daughter book gunner's daughter Hardcover – January 1, by Ruth RENDELL (Author) out of 5 stars 45 ratings/5(45).

KISSING THE GUNNER’S DAUGHTER is another suspenseful book by Ruth Rendell, one of the world’s best-loved mystery writers, and the fifteenth novel involving the sensitive, thoughtful Chief. The posture was referred to as ‘kissing the gunner’s daughter’.

A boy undergoing a flogging was permitted to bite on a piece of hide or wrapped cloth and was given water to drink after each dozen lashes, perhaps more to enhance the ritual than for genuine medical reasons.

The posture was referred to as 'kissing the gunner's daughter'; the term possibly has sexual connotations. It was reported by an officer on HMS "North Star" that on his previous ship HMS "Phaeton" the boys: '- play on the main deck with a cane, taking turns to kiss the gunner's daughter.

provides great fare in Kissing the Gunner's Daughter. Three bodies are discovered on a. country estate and one survivor lives to report the crime to the police.

It is a bloody and. sordid mess and it takes Wexford and his right hand assistant Mike Burden and all their. resources to figure this one out. Buy a cheap copy of Kissing the Gunner's Daughter book by Ruth Rendell.

Investigating the murder of a socialite family, Inspector Wexford is forced to face his own deepest feelings. Called one of Rendell's darkest and most suble Free shipping over $Cited by: 7. The books are set in Kingsmarkham, a fictional English town.

The first of these, From Doon with Death, is also her first novel and was published in The full list of her books is on Fantastic Fiction. Kissing the Gunner’s Daughter (first published in ) is the fifteenth book in the series.

It begins with the shooting of Sergeant. Ruth Rendell - Kissing the Gunners Daughter () Audiobook. Wexford # Part 1 of 2.

- Duration: The first girl had a bite mark on her neck, but they traced the DNA to her boyfriend. But the tabloids got hold of the story and called the killer 'The Rottweiler' and the name stuck. The latest murder takes place very near Inez Ferry's antique shop in Marylebone.

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the same clerk has to make a note in the "record book" of "one minor offence;" fifthly, to copy the same offence and its punishment in its proper sequence.

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Rendell's last few books haven't been up to her extraordinarily high standard, but Chief Inspector Wexford's first appearance since The Veiled One () is cause for celebration. The crime under investigation&#;the murder of monstrous old novelist Davina Flory, her younger MP husband Harvey Copeland, and her daughter Naomi, along with the shooting of granddaughter Daisy&#;is thick.

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