The body in question / Jill Ciment.

By: Ciment, Jill
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2019]Description: 173 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 9780525565376 Report number: BV-Winter/Spring 21Subject(s): Trials (Murder) -- Fiction | Adultery -- FictionGenre/Form: Psychological fiction. | General fiction.Summary: The situation: a sensational murder trial involving a rich, white teenage girl, a twin, on trial for the horrific murder of her toddler brother, and the sequestered jury deciding her fate. Two of the jurors sequestered (she, Juror C-2; he, F-17), holed up at the Econo-Lodge off I-75. As the shocking and numbing details of the crime and its surrounding facts are revealed during a string of days and seemingly endless court hours, the nights, playing out in a series of court-financed meals Hannah and Graham fall into a furtive affair, keeping their oath, as jurors, never to discuss the trial. During deliberations the lovers learn they are on opposing sides of the case and realize that their fellow jurors are wise to their affair.
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The situation: a sensational murder trial involving a rich, white teenage girl, a twin, on trial for the horrific murder of her toddler brother, and the sequestered jury deciding her fate. Two of the jurors sequestered (she, Juror C-2; he, F-17), holed up at the Econo-Lodge off I-75. As the shocking and numbing details of the crime and its surrounding facts are revealed during a string of days and seemingly endless court hours, the nights, playing out in a series of court-financed meals Hannah and Graham fall into a furtive affair, keeping their oath, as jurors, never to discuss the trial. During deliberations the lovers learn they are on opposing sides of the case and realize that their fellow jurors are wise to their affair.

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