The shape of snakes

Minette Walters.

"[Mrs.] Ranelagh is convinced one of her neighbors on Garden Street is guilty of murder. Was it racism or greed that drove one of them to leave poor Mad Annie Butts for dead in the gutter? Her compulsion to solve this case is to magnetic that you are there with her every step of the way."--Sheri Kraft, Alibi Books, Glenview, Ill.


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Mary Ellen RaunPosted March 23, 2010

This is truly a great mystery. More than that, it is a commentary on racism, perseverance and courage of convictions.  It's 1978 and in a rundown West London neighborhood, black Mad Annie is dying in the street.  Despised and rejected by he...

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