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- DescriptionOnce the top criminal lawyer at the Bar, Blair Armstrong SC has succumbed to an overwhelming melancholy following the loss of his wife. Now he is lured back from early retirement to defend one last great cause and, in the process, confront his demons. Blair is enthralled by the case of the young Russian immigrant who apparently killed his mother while sleepwalking. He is also intrigued by the beautiful young Russian woman who acts as his interpreter. Confronted with the most difficult defence kwn to criminal law, Blair battles with self-doubt, alcoholism and ethical dilemmas in his quest for justice. He quickly descends into an unfamiliar world, where thing is as it appears and where reality proves the truism that life can be stranger than fiction.
- Author BiographyPatrick Marrinan is amongst Ireland's top Senior Counsel and he defended many notable terrorist trials during the height of the Troubles. Since moving to Dublin, he has established himself as one of the country's leading criminal lawyers, working on a variety of high profile murder trials. His previous novel, Scapegoat was also published by Robert Hale.
- Author(s)Patrick Marrinan
- PublisherThe Crowood Press Ltd
- Date of Publication30/06/2010
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintRobert Hale Ltd
- Out-of-print date15/07/2013
- Weight454 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine27 mm
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