'Impressive and unique. As relevant today as it was over two decades go' Bernardine Evaristo, from the Introduction
A gripping, propulsive courtroom thriller following barrister Lee Mitchell as she uncovers the dark secrets of London's obscenely rich
Lee Mitchell is a thirty-year-old barrister from a working-class Caribbean background: in the cut-throat environment of the courtroom, everything is stacked against her.
After she takes on the high-profile case of notorious millionaire playboy Clive Omartian - arrested along with his father and stepbrother for eye-wateringly exorbitant fraud - the line between her personal and professional life becomes dangerously blurred.
Spiralling further into Clive's trail of debauchery and corruption, she finds herself in alarmingly deep waters.
Can she survive her case, let alone win it?
Selected by Booker Prize-winning author Bernardine Evaristo, this series rediscovers and celebrates pioneering books depicting black Britain that remap the nation.
The Booker Prize-winner says she is 'very excited to introduce these books to new readers who will discover their riches.'
Loved Girl, Woman, Other and now want to read some more of the Booker Prize-winner's work? Here's our guide on where to begin.