The Sleep of Reason by David James Smith audiobook

The Sleep of Reason: The James Bulger Case

By David James Smith
Read by Ronnie Leek

Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio 9780712659239
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    ISBN: 9781713600275

Friday, 12th February, 1993. Two outwardly unremarkable 10-year-old boys began the day by playing truant and ended it running an errand for the local video shop. In between they abducted and killed a two-year-old boy, James Bulger. In search of an explanation, award-winning journalist David James Smith looks behind the misinformation, misunderstanding and sensational reporting to an exact account of the events of that day.  A sensitive and definitive account, The Sleep of Reason achieves a unique understanding of the James Bulger case, and comes as close as may ever be possible to explaining how two 10-year-olds could kill.

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Friday, 12th February, 1993. Two outwardly unremarkable 10-year-old boys began the day by playing truant and ended it running an errand for the local video shop. In between they abducted and killed a two-year-old boy, James Bulger. In search of an explanation, award-winning journalist David James Smith looks behind the misinformation, misunderstanding and sensational reporting to an exact account of the events of that day. 

A sensitive and definitive account, The Sleep of Reason achieves a unique understanding of the James Bulger case, and comes as close as may ever be possible to explaining how two 10-year-olds could kill.

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Author Bio: David James Smith

Author Bio: David James Smith

David James Smith wrote for Esquire before joining the London Sunday Times Magazine. He is the author of three true-crime books, The Sleep of Reason, All about Jill, and Supper with the Crippens: A New Investigation into One of the Most Notorious Domestic Murders in History. He lives in England with his partner and their four children.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/True Crime
Audience: Adult
Language: English