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Soham: A Story of Our Times

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One damp evening in August, two little girls went missing. For two weeks, the entire country was transfixed by their disappearance, and a shrine grew in the village where they lived. Then their naked bodies were found in a nettlefilled ditch and the caretaker of the local school was charged with their murder, his girlfriend with conspiracy. Sixteen months later, after a tr ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Short Books (first published 2004)
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Catherine Davison
Mar 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Just read this, read it to the very last page. Such insight. Sparse writing but poignant . I was especially taken by her observations of the changes in history of dealing with grief - repressing or expressing it publicly.
Soham: het verhaal achter een gruweldaad
Apr 29, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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een goed boek met een diepere kijk op een gruwelijke daad
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Meer een essay dan een boek. En ook een beetje saai.
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Half of the writing team known as Nicci French . Nicci Gerrard & Sean French also write separately.

Gerard still works as a journalist for the Observer, covering high-profile trials.

Novels include Things We Knew Were True (2003), Solace (2005) and The Moment You Were Gone (2007), The Winter House (2009) and Missing Persons (2011).

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