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Author: Simon Lelic
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A chance phone call throws the biggest murder case in southern England into the hands of provincial attorney Leo Curtice. Twelve-year-old Daniel Blake stands accused of murdering an eleven-year-old girl. But who is truly responsible when one child kills another? As Curtice sets out to defend the indefensible, he soon finds himself pitted against an enraged community calling for blood. When the build-up of pressure  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Legal stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Lelic
ISBN: 9780143120919 0143120913
OCLC Number: 726817982
Description: 303 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Simon Lelic.
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"A chance phone call throws the biggest murder case in southern England into the hands of provincial attorney Leo Curtice. Twelve-year-old Daniel Blake stands accused of murdering an eleven-year-old girl. But who is truly responsible when one child kills another? As Curtice sets out to defend the indefensible, he soon finds himself pitted against an enraged community calling for blood. When the build-up of pressure takes a sinister turn, he fears for his wife and young daughter's safety. Must he choose between his family and the life of a damaged child? With piercing psychological insights, Lelic examines a community's response to a horrendous crime"--

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