The Guilty One by Lisa Ballantyne
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The Guilty One Summary
Solicitor Daniel Hunter is called to defend 11-year-old Sebastian who has been charged with the murder of a young boy on a London playground. While examining Sebastian's life in order to save it, Daniel can't help but be transported to his own difficult youth spent in foster care - a time when the one he trusted the most was the one who betrayed him
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"Starred Review. A child-on-child murder drives Ballantyne's searing debut ...[A] scalding exploration of childhood violence, adult refusal to forgive, and redemptive love." - Publishers Weekly
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Lisa Ballantyne was born in Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland and was educated at Armadale Academy and University of St Andrews. She spent most of her twenties working and living in China, before returning to the UK in 2002, to work in Higher Education. She lives in Glasgow; this is her first novel.
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