The Colour of Murder (British Library Crime Classics)
The Colour of Murder - British Library Crime Classics Author:Julian Symons WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS — 'One of our most ingenious and stylish home-grown crime novelists' ? Spectator — 'A book to delight every puzzle-suspense enthusiast' ? New York Times — John Wilkins meets a beautiful, irresistible girl, and his world is turned upside down. Looking at his wife, and thinking of the girl, everything turns red ... more »before his eyes ? the colour of murder.
But did he really commit the heinous crime? Told ingeniously in two parts: the psychiatric assessment of Wilkins and a trial for suspected murder on the Brighton seafront, Symons' award-winning mystery tantalizes the reader with glimpses of the elusive truth and makes daring exploration of the nature of justice itself.« less