The Saint Zita Society

The Saint Zita Society

Ruth Rendell

existence within the well-manicured London locale of Hexam position isn't as placid and orderly because it looks. at the back of the tranquil gardens and polished entryways, relationships among servants and their employers are set to combust.

Henry, the good-looking valet to Lord Studley, is slumbering with either the Lord's spouse and his university-age daughter. Montserrate, the nonetheless family's lazy au pair, helps to conceal Mrs. Still's illicit affair with a tv actor--for a small cost. June, the haughty housekeeper to a princess of doubtful starting place, is difficult at paintings forming a "society" for servants to handle court cases approximately their employers. in the meantime, a disturbed gardener, Dex, believes a voice in his cell is giving him godlike instructions--that may endanger the lives of all who dwell in Hexam Place.

A deeply saw and suspenseful replace to the upstairs/downstairs style, The St. Zita Society is Ruth Rendell at her incisive most sensible.

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