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The Price of Joy by Ruth Rendell (Part 2/2)

Daniel must decide whether to save Prunella by paying the kidnappers’ ransom. Ruth Rendell's The Price of Joy concluded by Samuel West.

An occasional series of stories from life’s murkier places.

Series Four: Tales from the collection A Spot Of Folly by Ruth Rendell.

Daniel must decide whether to save Prunella by paying the kidnappers’ ransom.

Ruth Rendell was one of the UK’s most prominent crime writers. Best known for her Inspector Wexford books, she also wrote psychological novels as Barbara Vine. In 1996 she was awarded the CBE and in 1997 became a Life Peer. She died in May 2015. A Spot Of Folly, a collection of previously unpublished stories, was published in 2017.

Writer: Ruth Rendell
Reader: Samuel West
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

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