The Child Who

Paperback $15.00

Feb 28, 2012 | 320 Pages

Ebook $9.99

Mar 27, 2012 | 320 Pages

  • Paperback $15.00

    Feb 28, 2012 | 320 Pages

  • Ebook $9.99

    Mar 27, 2012 | 320 Pages

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“And just when you think Lelic has said all he intends to say about society’s hysterical fear of violent children, he gives the subject one last, diabolical twist.” — Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review

“Gripping… The much acclaimed, award-winning British writer Simon Lelic continues to impress with his second psychological thriller, The Child Who.” — Houston Chronicle

"British author Lelic follows his acclaimed debut, A Thousand Cuts, with an equally gripping psychological thriller also inspired by a horrific real-life crime…Lelic dares to make his lead less than Atticus Finch…and the plot unfolds in a way few readers will anticipate." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"By page three, Simon Lelic’s harrowing and haunting novel The Child Who has you utterly in its snares. A daring writer but also a deeply open- hearted one, he renders his flawed but sympathetic characters with the most tender of hands, heightening the tale’s suspense and drawing us even closer." — Megan Abbott, author of The End of Everything

"Lelic faces thorny issues of guilt and responsibility head on, and no one comes out unscathed." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"An agile, perceptive writer…Could this be Lelic’s breakthrough book? It deserves to be." — The Guardian (UK)

“Lelic’s three novels are breakneck, intelligent ‘social thrillers’ that even invade my dream-life.”—David Mitchell — David Mitchell

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