I’ve heard this is a classic as well as being a multiple award-winner and I can see that. I wish I’d read it when it came out, though – maybe the structure and the substance of the crime would have been more shocking, (I think that was the intent.) That said, I enjoyed the book.
The frame story is set in 2001 or so with a journalist, Catherine Heathcote, who wants to write a true crime book about the 1963 murder of Alison Carter, a pretty 13-year old girl who lives in a rather backward village in England. >>>>MORE>>>>