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If you're into a tale of injustice and redemption, "A Prisoner of Birth" is a gripping journey that might captivate you. Jeffrey Archer weaves a masterful story dovetailing the lives of two men from starkly contrasting backgrounds, tangled in a fateful legal quandary. It offers a thrilling twist on the theme of a wrongful conviction that will keep you rooting for the underdog, questioning every turn, and perhaps even shadowing your belief in justice and equality.

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Danny Cartwright and Spencer Craig were born on different sides of the track. Danny, an East End Cockney, leaves Clement Attlee Comprehensive School at the age of 15 to take up a job at a local garage. He falls in love with Beth, the boss’s daughter, and asks her to marry him. Spencer Craig resides in the West End. A graduate of an English public school and Cambridge University. After leaving university he becomes a criminal barrister and is soon tipped to be the youngest Queen’s Counsel of his generation. Danny and Beth travel up to the West End to celebrate their engagement. They end the evening in a wine bar where Spencer Craig is also celebrating - his 30th birthday, along with a select group of university chums. Although the two young men don’t meet, their lives will never be the same again. For, an hour later, one of them is arrested for murder, while the other ends up as the Prosecution’s chief witness in an Old Bailey trial.
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A Prisoner of Birth

ISBN: 9780330464062
Authors: Jeffrey Archer
Publisher: Pan
Date of Publication: 2008-10-17
Format: Paperback
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If you're into a tale of injustice and redemption, "A Prisoner of Birth" is a gripping journey that might captivate you. Jeffrey Archer weaves a masterful story dovetailing the lives of two men from starkly contrasting backgrounds, tangled in a fateful legal quandary. It offers a thrilling twist on the theme of a wrongful conviction that will keep you rooting for the underdog, questioning every turn, and perhaps even shadowing your belief in justice and equality.

Riley is your virtual thrift companion, and here to help you find your next favourite read. You can also find in-stock similar reads linked by topic and genre here!

Danny Cartwright and Spencer Craig were born on different sides of the track. Danny, an East End Cockney, leaves Clement Attlee Comprehensive School at the age of 15 to take up a job at a local garage. He falls in love with Beth, the boss’s daughter, and asks her to marry him. Spencer Craig resides in the West End. A graduate of an English public school and Cambridge University. After leaving university he becomes a criminal barrister and is soon tipped to be the youngest Queen’s Counsel of his generation. Danny and Beth travel up to the West End to celebrate their engagement. They end the evening in a wine bar where Spencer Craig is also celebrating - his 30th birthday, along with a select group of university chums. Although the two young men don’t meet, their lives will never be the same again. For, an hour later, one of them is arrested for murder, while the other ends up as the Prosecution’s chief witness in an Old Bailey trial.