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Verdict of twelve / Raymond Postgate ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards.

By: Postgate, Raymond, 1896-1971.
Contributor(s): Edwards, Martin, 1955- [editor].
Series: British Library Crime Classics: Publisher: London : The British Library, 2017Description: 250 pages ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9780712356749 : (pbk.).Subject(s): Detective and mystery storiesDDC classification: 823.912 Summary: "A woman is on trial for her life, accused of murder. The twelve members of the jury each carry their own secret burden of guilt and prejudice which could affect the outcome.In this extraordinary crime novel, we follow the trial through the eyes of the jurors as they hear the evidence and try to reach a unanimous verdict. Will they find the defendant guilty, or not guilty? And will the jurors' decision be the correct one? Since its first publication in 1940, Verdict of Twelve has been widely hailed as a classic of British crime writing. This edition offers a new generation of readers the chance to find out why so many leading commentators have admired the novel for so long." - Book cover
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"A woman is on trial for her life, accused of murder. The twelve members of the jury each carry their own secret burden of guilt and prejudice which could affect the outcome.In this extraordinary crime novel, we follow the trial through the eyes of the jurors as they hear the evidence and try to reach a unanimous verdict. Will they find the defendant guilty, or not guilty? And will the jurors' decision be the correct one? Since its first publication in 1940, Verdict of Twelve has been widely hailed as a classic of British crime writing. This edition offers a new generation of readers the chance to find out why so many leading commentators have admired the novel for so long." - Book cover

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