James Lasdun, 6 June 2019
Show More Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep.
Heinemann, 314 pp., £20, May 2019, 978 1 78515 073 9Show More
“... her interest in this case? Why did she stick at the project for so long? Why did she abandon it? Casey Cep has published excellent pieces in the New Yorker on Lee’s post-Mockingbird (and posthumous) career. She outlined the Maxwell/Burns story in a 2015 article, and Furious Hours is that story fleshed out. Padded out too, it must be said. The book ...”