The Child Who (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Child Who 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
- Published: 05 July 2012
- Format: Paperback 272 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780330522755 ISBN 10: 0330522752
- Sales rank: 73,607
Full description for The Child Who
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 ...