The multi-million copy bestselling thriller that introduced Jake Brigance to Clanton
This is the book that launched the giant Grisham, that became the film, and that has now inspired a sequel, Sycamore Row
Douglas Reeman writing as Alexander Kent with his fourteenth Bolitho novel with epic scenes of action, powerful characterisation and the authentic period detail that have made Alexander Kent a bestseller wherever sea stories are read.
'Frank Lean's novels, featuring stroppy Manchester private eye Dave Cunane have evolved into beguiling entertainments, skilfully interweaving the righting of wrongs with a knockabout violence and comic dialogue' Sunday Times
Anthony Powell's first, highly acclaimed novel maps the decline and fall of a characteristically seedy section of London society, and confirms the author's reputation as one of the great satirists of the twentieth century.