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The Child Who - Simon Lelic
The Child Who
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4.25 20
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780330522748 (0330522744)
Publisher: Mantle
Pages no: 303
Edition language: English
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Judy Croome: Author on the Prowl
Judy Croome: Author on the Prowl rated it
4.0 The Child Who
A taut, excellent thriller, heavily based on the notorious Bulger/Mary Bell murder cases in the UK, Lelic handles a difficult topic bravely. There is no attempt to romanticise his murderer, 12 year old Daniel Blake and his main character, Leo Curtice, a rural attorney who accidentally picks up the t...
Raging Biblioholism
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2.0 The Child Who
What starts out as an incredibly unsettling - to the point of making you feel that odd sense of paranoia and unease even when you aren't reading it - novel sputters and stalls out into a series of unbelievable characters and clearly telegraphed 'twists' that completely invalidate any goodwill you ha...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it
I have 3 words to describe this book...Gritty, Intense and Powerful! In roughly, 260 pages of readable material, this book, which another reader described as tabloid style, packed a really powerful punch in its' storyline. I absolutely loved this book and was really kept guessing to the bitter end! ...
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