‘A superb legal thriller…crackles with tension’ Guardian
‘A topical and gritty story’ Observer
'A thought-provoking and sparklingly intelligent novel, with the welcome bonus of an unguessable ending’ Daily Telegraph
‘A fresh and compelling read’ Sunday Post
‘An unflinching, riveting novel’ S Magazine
‘Razor-sharp…Much more than a courtroom thriller’ Christina Dalcher, Sunday Times bestselling author of VOX
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IT’S TIME TO TAKE YOUR PLACE ON THE JURY.
The victim: A sixteen-year-old girl with facial deformities, neglected by an alcoholic mother. Who accuses the boys of something unthinkable.
The defendants: Four handsome teenage boys from hardworking immigrant families. All with corroborating stories.
WHOSE SIDE WOULD YOU TAKE?
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Readers are giving Take It Back five stars:
‘The perfect book club read . . . will make for lively, thought-provoking discussions’
‘A skilfully written book that offers a big punch’
‘You will feel like you are enveloped in this case and the unseen juror’
‘Brilliant, powerful, moving and intelligent’
‘Just when you think you've guessed correctly another twist appears’
‘A genuine five-star read’
‘A brilliantly compelling, tense and thought-provoking read’
About the author
Kia Abdullah is an author and travel writer. She has contributed to the Guardian, BBC, and Channel 4 News, and most recently The New York Times commenting on a variety of issues affecting the Muslim community. Kia currently travels the world as one half of the travel blog Atlas & Boots, which receives over 200,000 views per month. kiaabdullah.com