Murder Being Once Done

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Murder Being Once Done
First edition (UK)
Author Ruth Rendell
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Inspector Wexford #7
Genre Crime, Mystery novel
Publisher Hutchinson (UK)
The Crime Club (US)
Publication date
17 July 1972
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 192 pp
ISBN 0-09-111600-7
OCLC 694262
LC Class PZ4.R4132 Mu PR6068.E63
Preceded by No More Dying Then
Followed by Some Lie And Some Die

Murder Being Once Done is a novel by British crime-writer Ruth Rendell, first published in 1972. It is the seventh entry in her popular Inspector Wexford series.

Plot summary[edit]

A girl with no name, no possessions and no past, is found murdered in a vast, overgrown London cemetery. Wexford is in the capital for a rest on doctor's orders, but is drawn into the investigation when his nephew is given charge of the case.