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Iphigenia in Forest Hills

Janet Malcolm

Iphigenia in Forest Hills

anatomy of a murder trial

by Janet Malcolm

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJanet Malcolm
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF225.B67 .M35 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24383918M
ISBN 109780300167467
LC Control Number2010035851
OCLC/WorldCa664258295

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"Astringent and absorbing Iphigenia in Forest Hills casts, from its first pages, a genuine spell — the kind of spell to which Ms. Malcolm's admirers (and I am one) have become addicted."—Dwight Garner, New York Times "She couldn't have done it and she must have done it." This is the enigma at the heart of Janet Malcolm's riveting new book about a murder trial in the insular Bukharan. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Iphigenia in Forest Hills: Anatomy of a Murder Trial by Janet Malcolm (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .

In Iphigenia in Forest Hills, Malcolm launches a countersuit against a corrupt judge, a malicious children’s service attorney, and the “hollowness of the presumption of innocence.” She can be playful: The book itself begins with the trial’s opening statements in a kind of meta-commentary on how to open an argument and engage the reader.   But in her latest book, the slender, scalding Iphigenia in Forest Hills, she comes tumbling back to earth to report on a lurid murder case—and we meet a very different Malcolm altogether.


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