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978-0718184254

You Don't Know Me - Limited Edition

You Don't Know Me - Limited Edition

by Imran Mahmood

Publisher Michael Joseph

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  • First Printing
  • Hardcover
  • Limited Edition
  • Sprayed Edges


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An unnamed defendant stands accused of murder. Just before the Closing Speeches, the young man sacks his lawyer, and decides to give his own defence speech.

He tells us that his barrister told him to leave some things out. Sometimes, the truth can be too difficult to explain, or believe. But he thinks that if he's going to go down for life, he might as well go down telling the truth.

There are eight pieces of evidence against him. As he talks us through them one by one, his life is in our hands. We, the reader - member of the jury - must keep an open mind till we hear the end of his story. His defence raises many questions... but at the end of the speeches, only one matters:

Did he do it?

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About the Author

Imran Mahmood

Imran Mahmood is a criminal defence barrister with over 20 years' experience in the Crown Court and Court of Appeal. He specializes in Legal Aid cases involving violent crimes as well as fraud and sexual offences. He was born in Liverpool and now lives in London with his wife and daughter. You Don't Know Me was chosen as a BBC Radio 2 Book Club Choice for 2017.

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    Simply put, one of the most extraordinary voices we've read in a long time. A startling debut.

    'I opened this book to a random page, read five lines - and finished it at three that morning. It's the voice that does it: edgy, conflicted, desperately urgent, the voice of a young man who's both too smart and (if you believe him) not quite smart enough for the inexorable spiral of events into which he's dragged. This is a startlingly confident and deft debut' - internationally bestselling author Tana French

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