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El abanico de pavo real

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Gordon Highsmith, author, is in the death cell, doomed to be executed in a few hours for the murder of his wife...

"The Governor of the State, a woman, the Honorable Emma Throckmorton, harbors a prejudice against the condemned writer...

"Interested in Highsmith is brother Boniface, his old friend, who comes both as friend and spiritual consoler to accompany Highsmith on the
Hardcover, 422 pages
Published 1953 by Reus (first published 1941)
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A Gordon Highsmith le quedan poco más de cuatro horas para su ejecución en la horca. Se encuentra en su celda, esperando ser condenado por el asesinato de su esposa. Pero Gordon es un hombre inocente, injustamente encarcelado por un crimen que no ha cometido. Como último recurso, ha contratado los servicios de uno de los abogados más renombrados. Con la esperanza de que pueda encontrar alguna grieta en la ley que pueda liberarle, se propone contarle todos los sucesos que le han llevado a tan nef ...more
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