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Witness the night

Author: Kishwar Desai
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Series: Simran Singh, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a small town in the heart of India, a young girl, barely alive, is found in a sprawling home where thirteen people lie dead. The girl has been beaten and abused. The house still smoulders from the fire that raked through it. The girl now awaits her trial for the murders that the local police believe she has committed. But an unconventional social worker, Simran Singh, is convinced of her innocence. As she begins  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kishwar Desai
ISBN: 9781471101526 1471101525
OCLC Number: 775029394
Notes: Originally published: London: Beautiful, 2010.
Awards: Winner of the Costa First Novel Award.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Series Title: Simran Singh, 1.
Responsibility: Kishwar Desai.

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In a small town in the heart of India, a young girl, barely alive, is found in a sprawling home where thirteen people lie dead. The girl has been beaten and abused. The house still smoulders from the fire that raked through it. The girl now awaits her trial for the murders that the local police believe she has committed. But an unconventional social worker, Simran Singh, is convinced of her innocence. As she begins to examine the circumstances around the case, she encounters a terrifying web of prejudice and deceit in which lives of women are endangered from birth.

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