The Man Who Lived Underground

By Richard Wright

£19.99

Fred Daniels, a black man, is picked up randomly by the police after a brutal murder in a Chicago neighbourhood and taken to the local precinct where he is tortured until he confesses to a crime he didn’t commit. After signing a confession, he escapes from the precinct and takes up residence in the sewers below the streets of Chicago. This is the simple, horrible premise of Richard Wright’s scorching novel, The Man Who Lived Underground, a masterpiece that he was unable to publish in his lifetime.

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Fred Daniels, a black man, is picked up randomly by the police after a brutal murder in a Chicago neighbourhood and taken to the local precinct where he is tortured until he confesses to a crime he didn’t commit. After signing a confession, he escapes from the precinct and takes up residence in the sewers below the streets of Chicago. This is the simple, horrible premise of Richard Wright’s scorching novel, The Man Who Lived Underground, a masterpiece that he was unable to publish in his lifetime.

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Weight 0.408 kg
Dimensions 21 × 14 × 2.6 cm
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Cover

Hardback

Pages

250

Language

English

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General – Trade / Code: K

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The Man Who Lived Underground

£19.99

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