THE GRIPPING NEW DRAMA AS SEEN ON NETFLIX. A passionate opponent of the death penalty, John discovers that young Leon worked on death row in the nation's most notorious prison, under traumatic conditions: befriending the inmates over the years while having to assist their eventual execution.
As the court hearings progress, the case offers John the opportunity to put the entire system of legally sanctioned murder on trial. How can one man take such a dual role of friend and executioner, becoming both shepherd and butcher?
|Publication date:||20th April 2017|
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|Primary Genre||Crime and Mystery|
Closing date: 07/11/2021
Chris Marnewick is a senior advocate practicing in Durban, South Africa. He wrote on litigation skills and has taught the subject in both New Zealand and South Africa. His first book was Shepherds & Butchers, first published in South Africa in 2008. The book was shortlisted for the M-Net Literary Award and the Commonwealth Writer's Prize (Africa region) and won the University of Johannesburg Prize.More About Chris Marnewick