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The Saint Zita Society

The Saint Zita Society

Rendell, Ruth, 1930- author

Dex works as a gardener for Dr Jefferson at his home on Hexam Place in Pimlico. The hired help, a motley assortment of au pairs, drivers and cleaners, decide to form the Saint Zita Society as an excuse to meet at the local pub and air their grievances. When Dex is invited, the others find that he is a strange man, seemingly ill at ease with human beings. These first impressions are compounded when they discover he has recently been released from a hospital for the criminally insane, where he was incarcerated for attempting to kill his own mother

Hardback, Large print, Book. English. Large type books. General.
Published Leicester: Charnwood, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Ruth Rendell
ISBN: 1444816276, 9781444816273
Note: Originally published: London: Hutchinson, 2012.
Physical Description: 344 pages (large print) ; 24 cm

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Dex works as a gardener for Dr Jefferson at his home on Hexam Place in Pimlico: an exclusive street of houses inhabited by the rich and serviced by the not-so-rich. The hired help, a motley assortment of au pairs, drivers and cleaners, decide to form the Saint Zita Society (Zita being the patron saint of domestic servants) as an excuse to meet at the local pub and air their grievances. When Dex is invited to join them, they find him to be a strange man, ill at ease - and these first impressions are compounded when they discover he has recently been released from a hospital for the criminally insane, where he was incarcerated for attempting to kill his own mother...