I Know What I Saw
You Don’t Know Me, the adaptation of Imran Mahmood’s brilliant debut thriller, is currently one of the most screened series on Netflix!
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An impossible crime. A witness no-one wants to believe.
‘Unforgettable … A searing take-down of privilege, our unequal society and indeed of traditional crime whodunnits’ GILLIAN MCALLISTER
‘Highly original and deftly plotted, delivering a gut-punch of an ending’ SUNDAY EXPRESS
‘A mesmerising thriller – don’t miss this one’ T. M. LOGAN
A woman strangled in a Mayfair flat. A man fleeing the scene. Xander Shute saw it all – but the police won’t believe someone who lives on the streets. Determined to find justice for the murdered woman, Xander searches for answers. But as his recollection of the crime comes under increasing scrutiny, he is forced to confront other memories, including those from his long-buried, troubled, wealthy past.
How much will he risk to understand the brutal truth?
‘Intelligent, imaginative and meticulously plotted, this is an author at the top of his game – simply sensational’ M. W. CRAVEN
‘A deftly written and nerve-jangling thriller’ HERALD
‘Clever, mercilessly addictive and deeply thought-provoking, I Know What I Saw blends a dynamite plot with heartfelt characterisation’ CHRIS WHITAKER
‘A white-knuckle ride through the tortuous labyrinth of human memory’ CHRIS BROOKMYRE
‘Mahmood gets deep into the psychology of a damaged man in this unusual novel, and the ending is like a blow to the gut’ SUNDAY TIMES
‘Heart-wrenching and jaw-dropping, I held my breath until the final word’ HOLLY SEDDON
‘Mahmood, following his innovative, breakout hit, You Don’t Know Me, once again delivers a twisting narrative full of surprises and blind alleys’ VASEEM KHAN
‘Every bit as fantastic as everyone says. Utterly gripping’ THE SECRET BARRISTER
‘Smart, atmospheric, poignant, and will keep you hooked’ SAIMA MIR
‘A tense literary thriller about the lies we persist in telling ourselves and our inability to escape our damaged pasts – packed with moments of pathos and unexpected humour’ SARAH VAUGHAN
‘Intelligent and thought-provoking, it marks a welcome return for a supremely talented writer’ ABIR MUKHERJEE
‘What an astonishing voice Imran has created for Xander, at once intelligent, resourceful and yet also deeply flawed. I thought the complex plot was handled masterfully, and that double punch at the end was superb’ JAMES OSWALD
READERS LOVE I KNOW WHAT I SAW:
‘I was absolutely gripped from start to finish’ 5***** review
‘A fantastic rollercoaster of a read’ 5***** review
‘I absolutely LOVED this book … I could not put it down, and read it all in one delicious day-long gulp! A must-read for sure’ 5***** review
A mesmerising thriller - wonderful writing and a brilliantly gritty, street-level perspective. Don't miss this one -- T. M. Logan Every bit as fantastic as everyone says. Utterly gripping -- The Secret Barrister Mahmood gets deep into the psychology of a damaged man in this unusual novel, and the ending is like a blow to the gut * Sunday Times *
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