The Blood Doctor

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The Blood Doctor
First edition (UK)
Author Barbara Vine (Ruth Rendell)
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Crime/Mystery novel
Publisher Viking (UK)
Crown (US)
Publication date
6 June 2002
Media type Print/Audiobook
Pages 400 pp (Hardback)
ISBN 0-670-91274-3
OCLC 59395413
Preceded by Grasshopper
Followed by The Minotaur

The Blood Doctor is a novel by British writer Ruth Rendell, written under the pseudonym Barbara Vine.

Plot summary[edit]

Lord Nanther embarks on a biography of his great-grandfather, the first Lord Nanther, physician extraordinary to Queen Victoria and an expert on blood diseases. What he uncovers begins to horrify him as he realizes that Nanther died a guilty man - carrying an horrific secret to the grave.

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