Rusty Sabich is a prosecuting lawyer in Chicago who enters a nightmare world when a colleague with whom he has been having an affair is found raped and strangled - and he is accused of the crime. This 'insider' book, by a Chicago lawyer, was one of the great crime novels of the 1980s, and a huge international bestseller as well as a successful film.
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If you start Presumed Innocent you will finish it - it grips like an octopus, and Turow unwinds the plot with brilliant cat-and-mouse meanness ( Sunday Times)
Phenomenal... a powerful study of ambition, weakness, hypocrisy and American 'justice' ( Sunday Express)
Impossible to put down ( Evening Standard)
A riveting performance ( Observer)
Politics, sex and death. Who could ask for anything more? ( Washington Post)
Scott Turow is a writer and attorney. He is the author of eight bestselling works of fiction, including this first novel Presumed Innocent, the winner of the 1987 Silver Dagger Award, and his most recent Ordinary Heroes (2005). Presumed Innocent, Reversible Errors and The Burden of Proof have been made into highly successful films. He has been a partner in the Chicago office of law firm Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal since 1986, concentrating on white collar criminal defense.
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Book Description 1999-10-28., 1999. Book Condition: New. Penguin. New Ed. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 432pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1716336