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By Julian Gloag

ISBN-10: 1448208521

ISBN-13: 9781448208524

First released in 1967, it is a story of Jordan Maddox who has so disciplined his personal feelings that he has, in truth, little touch with existence: detached, he now not responds to the symptoms of love-even of desperation- from those who find themselves on the subject of him.

Suddenly he reveals himself accused of mur­der.

At first he reacts lightly. it kind of feels to him an absurd, virtually an fun, mistake. To his spouse, his pals, his very loss of ardour is evidence of his innocence. yet to the police, Maddox is the accountable guy. At their fingers he's relentlessly stripped of his invulnerability.

Imprisoned, on my own, ignoring the insistent calls for of his personal safety, he units out to discover his as far back as existence. within the thoughts of his adolescence and within the act of demise and vio­lence of which he stands accused, Maddox submits himself to a much more the most important, way more agonizing trial than the single during which he ap­pears each day because the defendant. For his actual trial is that of a guy trying, for the 1st time, possibly too past due, to just accept the responsi­bilities of living.

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