The Child (Paperback)Sebastian Fitzek (author)
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My name is Simon. I'm 10 years old. I'm a serial killer.
Robert Stern, a successful defence lawyer, doesn't know what lies in store for him when he agrees to meet a new client in a derelict estate on the outskirts of Berlin. To his astonishment, the defendant is a ten-year-old boy - Simon - a fragile child with a chronic illness who insists that he was a murderer in a former life. Stern's surprise quickly turns to horror as he searches the cellar Simon has directed him to and discovers the skeletal remains of a man, the skull split with an axe - just as Simon told him he would.
But this is only the beginning, as Simon tells Stern where to find even more victims whose bodies have lain undisturbed for years. Suddenly, the present feels murderously dangerous as well...
The Child is a darkly twisting, page-turning thriller that will make your heart pound with adrenaline.
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 262 g
Dimensions: 196 x 124 x 30 mm
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“Dark and twisty!”
Having finished the book, I’m not sure what I was expecting but it wasn’t what I got. This was dark and twisty and everything I expected but I think I was too focused on finding out the “how” rather than letting the... More
An enjoyably unusual thriller with plenty of intriguing characters and lots of surprises along the way.
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