This, they expect. Less predictable, however, is the second corpse which appears at each crime scene: that of a man resembling Emmett Till, the young Black boy lynched in the same town sixty-five years earlier.

As a spate of copycat killings spreads across the country, what begins as a murder investigation soon becomes a journey into the soul of America's violent past. 'Everett has mastered the movement between unspeakable terror and knock out comedy.' The New York Times

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ISBN/EAN 9781035036615
Author Percival Everett
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Picador
Publication date 5 Oct 2023
Format Paperback
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The Trees (Paperback)

Percival Everett

When the rural town of Money, Mississippi is beset by a series of brutal murders, a pair of detectives from the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation arrive, only to be met with resistance from the local sheriff, his deputy, the coroner, and a mob of racist white townsfolk.

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