Chickenfeed, ER Caf Minette Walters
Ny Easy Reader for unge og voksne! Et lig bliver fundet på en kyllingefarm i 1924 i East Sussex. Norman Thorne blev dømt skyldig i mordet på sin kæreste, men lige til det sidste var der tvivl om rigtigheden. Baseret på en virkelig hændelse.The subject is a true story: in 1920s East Sussex, the corpse of Elsie Cameron is discovered in a chicken run. The manfound guilty of the crime, her fiancé Norman Thorne, was sentenced to death and hanged. At the time of his death, doubts were cast on the verdict, and it is very much Walters concern to address those doubts here. Were given a fascinating and detailed study of two lives: Norman, living under cramped conditions, is struggling against heavy odds to make a living as a chicken farmer. And Elsie, prickly and self obsessed, finds it difficult to get on with her family and workmates. Marriage to Norman is the one thing that will change her life. Norman cant take the pressure - he meets someone else, and Elsie disappears!
- 31. Januar 2011