Render Up the Body

Render Up the Body

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Novel inspired by the author's own experiences as a lawyer. Defending a man on death row becomes very problematic for lawyer Cinda Hayes.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 310 pages
  • 152 x 236 x 34mm | 580.6g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747220077
  • 9780747220077

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'Impressive...By turns tough and tender, Wesson won't let the likes of Turow and Grisham keep the legal thriller genre an exclusively male one' Yorkshire Evening Press 'A sharp and contemporary debut' Eastern Daily Press 'Bright and lively and very, very smart' Susan Isaacs 'Always strikes one layer deeper than expected. Strongly plotted and told with style, the novel engages readers' hearts and minds alike and marks a notable debut' Publishers Weekly It is hard to believe that RENDER UP THE BODY is a debut novel, so skilled is the writing. Scott Turow fans wil devour this intense legal drama Sara Paretsky She creates characters whose rounded humanity and moral dilemmas are irresistible... A very fine achievement Independent on Sunday Wesson's characters are convincing and sympathetic, the prose well crafted. All in all, an excellent debut Sunday Times Wesson's character s are convincing and the story is gripping throughout, with a shocking final twist. This is a remarkable debut Sunday Telegraphshow more

About Marianne Wesson

Marianne Wesson is Professor of Law and President's Teaching Scholar at the University of Colorado. She is a former prosecutor whose private law practice has included both representations of victims and appeals of behalf of a death row prisoner..show more