The Child Who
Simon Lelic
Price  450.00
The stunning new novel from the critically lauded author of Rupture and The Facility: ‘Fantastic. Absorbing, moving, hugely gripping' Mark Billlingham, bestselling author of the Tom Thorne novels
A quiet English town is left reeling when twelve-year-old Daniel Blake is discovered to have brutally murdered his schoolmate Felicity Forbes.
For provincial solicitor Leo Curtice, the case promises to be the most high profile – andmorally challenging - of his career. But as he begins his defence Leo is unprepared for the impact the public fury surrounding Felicity’s death will have on his family - and his teenage daughter Ellie, above all.
While Leo struggles to get Daniel to open up, hoping to unearth the reasons for the boy’s terrible crime, the build-up of pressure on Leo’s family intensifies. As the case nears its climax, events will take their darkest turn. For Leo, nothing will ever be the same again . . .
ISBN 9780330522755Category FictionSubcategory Literary Fiction
Publisher Pan Macmillan UKImprint PicadorPublished 10/07/2012
Format 198 x 126Binding PaperbackPage extent 272
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