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Witness the night

by Kishwar Desai

  • 139 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Beautiful Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abused children,
  • Girls,
  • Social workers,
  • Crimes against,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In a small town in the heart of India, a young girl is found tied to a bed inside a townhouse where 13 people lie dead. The girl is alive, but she has been beaten and abused. She is held in the local prison, awaiting interrogation for the murders she is believed by the local people to have committed.

    Edition Notes

    Costa Award, 2010.

    StatementKishwar Desai
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9499.4.D472 W57 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination242 pages ;
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26462995M
    ISBN 101905636857
    ISBN 109781905636853
    OCLC/WorldCa489636938

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