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The Hanging Shed by Gordon Ferris
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Feb 13, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: crime-mystery-thriller
Read from February 14 to 22, 2011

Brodie returns to Scotland in 1946 after the War to find a friend of his youth awaits death by hanging in a Glasgow prison. Joining with the friend's advocate to try and beat the four-week deadline to prove the wrong man has been convicted, Brodie, fresh from the horrors of the Nazi camps, uncovers an evil, alike in degree if less in scope, in his own country.

THE HANGING SHED is a superb novel. The characters, the dialogue, the Scottish people, the travesty so often made of justice in the legal system, all these are delivered with a pace that keeps the reader pulled in.

This book did not disappoint.
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