**NOW A MAJOR BBC SERIES**
The gripping courtroom thriller adapted for the screen by the writers behind BBC1 blockbuster VIGIL
'A daring concept executed to perfection' LEE CHILD
'Utterly compelling' DAILY MAIL
'I was utterly gripped' GILLIAN MCALLISTER
It's easy to judge between right and wrong . . . Isn't it?
An unnamed defendant stands accused of murder.
The evidence is overwhelming: he's about to be found guilty.
But in the Closing Speeches, he tells us the full story - a story his barrister warned him not to tell.
Now his life is in our hands.
Because all that matters is . . . Do you believe him?
'Searing and heart-breaking, genre-bending . . . triumphantly reconfigures the traditional whodunnit into something remarkable' Ruth Ware
'Bold and original . . . A thrilling new voice in crime fiction' Tim Weaver
'A startlingly confident and deft debut' Tana French
'Superb character-driven fiction. Masterful' Guardian
**Longlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger**
**Longlisted for the Theakstons Crime Novel of the Year**
Timely, tense and original . . . Written with gritty authenticity, this is compelling and important
A daring concept executed to perfection, a hypnotic and authentic voice, and questions for us to answer as readers and people
A searing, heart-breaking, genre-bending crime novel that triumphantly reconfigures the traditional whodunnit into something remarkable
You Don't Know Me is a brave debut by a barrister . . . an impressively original courtroom drama
A startlingly original courtroom drama . . . perfectly executed, gripping the reader from the first sentence with the defendant's unique voice and not letting go until a surprising twist at the end. Mahmood is most definitely one to watch * * * * *
A bold and original courtroom drama, You Don't Know Me heralds the arrival of a thrilling new voice in crime fiction
You'll never guess the ending
You've never read anything quite like this
The defendant's narrative is beguiling, philosophical, vulnerable
An eye-opening, slick and compulsive thriller with an important message and unique writing
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