John Follain's A Death in Italy: The Definitive Account of the Amanda Knox PDF

By John Follain

ISBN-10: 1250024242

ISBN-13: 9781250024244

London Times journalist John Follain offers the main accomplished account of the main publicized and debatable trial in a decade Shortly after 12:30pm on November 2, 2007, Italian police have been referred to as to the Perugia domestic of twenty-one-year-old British scholar Meredith Kercher. they discovered her physique at the flooring less than a beige duvet. Her throat were cut.

Four days later, the prosecutor jailed Meredith's roommate, American scholar Amanda Knox, and Raffaele Sollecito, her Italian boyfriend. He additionally jailed Rudy Guede, an Ivory Coast drifter. 4 years later Knox and Sollecito have been acquitted amid chaotic scenes in entrance of the world's media.

Uniquely in accordance with 4 years of reporting and entry to the entire case documents, and enormous quantities of first hand interviews, Death in Italy takes readers on a riveting trip backstage of the research, as John Follain stocks the drama of the pains and attraction hearings he lived via.

Including particular interviews with Meredith's associates and different key assets, Death in Italy finds how the Italian dream become a nightmare.

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