Imagen del editor
Título: The Child Who
Editorial: London: Mantle
Año de publicación: 2012
Condición del libro: New
Condición de la sobrecubierta: New
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
Edición: 1st Edition.
First UK Edition. Signed by the author. The book is new. Fiction. Mystery. Language: eng. N° de ref. de la librería 12270
Sinopsis: 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 and morally 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 ...
Biografía del autor: Simon Lelic has worked as a journalist and currently runs his own business. He was born in Brighton in 1976 and recently returned with his family to live there. His first two novels Rupture and The Facility were huge critical successes. Rupture won a Betty Trask Award, was shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger and longlisted for the Desmond Elliot Prize and the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award. Simon was shortlisted in the New Writer of the Year category at the Galaxy British Book Awards. Also available from Simon Lelic: Rupture, The Facility.
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