(PDF FREE) [The Child Who] by Simon Lelic

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The Child Who Read & download é 2 An unimaginable crime and the man who must defend it a probing psychological thriller from the author of A Thousand CutsA chance phone call throws the biggest muder case in southern England into the hands of provincial attorney Leo Curtice Twelve year old Daniel Blake stands accused of murdering. An engaging story involving a twelve year old boy accused of the murder and rape of a young girl We follow the solicitor in his taking on of the case and the turmoil and hate he faces representing a young boy accused of murder The public hate him as they know of his identity and the solicitor is bombarded by hate and finger pointing His wife and a young daughter soon find themselves having to face problems due to his high profile and sensitive case It was an interesting read and gives you a observant eye and thought provoking take on young offenders and crimes Responsibilities motives and punishment all come again under the microscope as food for thought

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The Child Who Read & download é 2 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 buildup of pressure takes a sinister turn he fears for his wife and young daughter'. Time taken to read 2 daysPublisher Penguin BooksPages 303Blurb from GoodreadsAn unimaginable crime and the man who must defend it a probing psychological thriller from the author of A Thousand CutsA chance phone call throws the biggest muder 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 buildup 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 insight Lelic examines a community s response to a hideous crimeMy ReviewA child murdering another child is always going to be a dark book however the focuses of this tale is on the lawyer Leo I felt than the actual case or killer Leo is a small time lawyer and this case will be very good for the firm and his career Everything comes at a price and for Leo and his family the price is high The book starts off with a female Leo s wife it is a tad confusing and takes a bit to understand what she is talking about The story itself I felt was a wee bit jumpy and took a bit to work out what was going on It soon becomes clear twelve year old Daniel has murdered another female child and Leo will be his defender His daughter is a teenager and faces the wrath of her schoolmates when it becomes public knowledge His wife is also targeted by the community and Leo begins to get threats Leo seems completely focused on Daniel and getting through to him Daniels step father and mother are cold and distant Daniel seems to have no one which may be why Leo feels compelled to help Frustrating at times as you aren t too sure the timeline always recent but sometimes it is after one incident back to the run up to the trial and then after without clear timeline markings With so much focus on Leo I think a lot of Daniel and his crime was missed whilst you aren t left completely without answers I think there is a huge gap for Daniels psychological state and an examination of thatInstead we see a reaction to a horrendous crime within a community and the impact that has one to the actual community in how it responds and centrally to Leo and his family The repercussions of his decisions and the ripples caused in the relationships with those he loves Cause and effect is key to the story however I feel the author missed a golden opportunity by not including of Daniel 35 for me this time This is my first time reading this author I would read his works again Forensic Analysis and DNA in Criminal Investigations: Including Cold Cases Solved very good for the firm and his career Everything comes at a price and for Leo and his family the price is high The book starts off with a female Leo s wife it is a tad confusing and takes a bit to understand what she is talking about The story itself I felt was a wee bit jumpy and took a bit to work out what was going on It soon becomes clear twelve year old Daniel has murdered another female child and Leo will be his defender His daughter is a teenager and faces the wrath of her schoolmates when it becomes public knowledge His wife is also targeted by the community and Leo begins to get threats Leo seems completely focused on Daniel and getting through to him Daniels step father and mother are cold and distant Daniel seems to have no one which may be why Leo feels compelled to help Frustrating at times as you aren t too sure the timeline always recent but sometimes it is after one incident back to the run up to the trial and then after without clear timeline markings With so much focus on Leo I think a lot of Daniel and his crime was missed whilst you aren t left completely without answers I think there is a huge gap for Daniels psychological state and an examination of thatInstead we see a reaction to a horrendous crime within a community and the impact that has one to the actual community in how it responds and centrally to Leo and his family The repercussions of his decisions and the ripples caused in the relationships with those he loves Cause and effect is key to the story however I feel the author missed a golden opportunity by not including of Daniel 35 for me this time This is my first time reading this author I would read his works again

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The Child Who Read & download é 2 S safety Must he choose between his family and the life of a damaged child With piercing psychological insight Lelic examines a community's response to a hideous crimeLonglisted for the Crime Writers' Assocaition's Gold Dagger award fro Best Novel of the Year and the Steel Dagger for Best Thrille. Great plot idea and it kept me slightly interested but the writing was muh and the main character was an idiot I kept waiting for the book to end with him waking up in a mental ward having a psychotic break There were only two reasons why I did not DNF this book 1 The writer is so praised I wanted to give it a fair shot 2 The writing is so simple it made for a fast read I also really wanted to like it because the cover is pretty and I wanted a reason to keep the book


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    Summary The Child Who (PDF FREE) [The Child Who] by Simon Lelic Simon Lelic è 2 Download WOW I didn’t see that ending coming at all For once Now I have hope again that there are still original books with the capability of stumping me After reading this The House I’m reading all of SL books

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    (PDF FREE) [The Child Who] by Simon Lelic An engaging story involving a twelve year old boy accused of the murder and rape of a young girl We follow the solicitor in his taking on of the case and the turmoil and hate he faces representing a young boy accus

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    (PDF FREE) [The Child Who] by Simon Lelic My thoughts on this one were rather mixed I'll start with the good the subject matter The subject and the ethical uestions associated with dealing with crimes by youth is fascinating to me Given the horrid nature of his cr

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    (PDF FREE) [The Child Who] by Simon Lelic Time taken to read 2 daysPublisher Penguin BooksPages 303Blurb from GoodreadsAn unimaginable crime and the man who must defend it a probing psychological thriller from the author of A Thousand CutsA chance phone

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    Summary The Child Who (PDF FREE) [The Child Who] by Simon Lelic Simon Lelic è 2 Download OK So I have mixed feelings about this book I was looking forward to reading a gripping book about a child killer who kills a child However it was not gripping at all reallywell maybe in small sections here and there but not enough to reflect the though provoking subject It never really develops into anythingThe way it was written was fairly difficult to understandwhen moving from chapter to chapter the author refers to

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    Simon Lelic è 2 Download (PDF FREE) [The Child Who] by Simon Lelic The book starts off with a sort of celebration as Leo had been assigned by a judge what he considers the biggest case of his career A child killing another child and from there the tension in the book does not let up Lelic does not shy away from difficult subjects and his books are not for the faint of heart This book is dark and gritty but

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    (PDF FREE) [The Child Who] by Simon Lelic Free download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free è Simon Lelic Simon Lelic è 2 Download When this story started it had me both totally hooked feeling such conflicting emotions initially some surprise sympathy for the young murderer but mainly shock disgust at the treatment his legal representativeAND his familyreceived from the general public I thought I was in for really gripping rollercoaster of a read Sadl

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    Summary The Child Who Free download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free è Simon Lelic Simon Lelic è 2 Download I started this book hoping for an intense murdermysterywhy'd he do it novel and walked away with a semi mediocre drama The synopsis makes it sound like the reader will be watching the discovery of why the twelve year old ch

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    Summary The Child Who Simon Lelic è 2 Download (PDF FREE) [The Child Who] by Simon Lelic Great plot idea and it kept me slightly interested; but the writing was muh and the main character was an idiot I kept waiting for the book to end with him waking up in a mental ward having a psychotic break There were only two reasons why I did not DNF this book 1 The writer is so praised I wanted to give it a fair shot 2 The writing is so

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    Free download ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free è Simon Lelic Simon Lelic è 2 Download Summary The Child Who This review is based on a free copy of this book supplied to me by the Publisher through the Goodreads First Reader ProgramThis is the story of the murder of an 11 year old girl by a 12 year old boy The impact that had on the boy and his family; and the lawyer hired to defend him and his familyThe main characters in the book areLeonard Leo Curtice – lawyer for DanielDaniel Blake – 12 year old accused murdererMegan Curtice – Leo’s lo

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  • Paperback
  • 303
  • The Child Who
  • Simon Lelic
  • English
  • 04 May 2019
  • 9780143120919