From Shelf: Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction. 2022
The Trees opens with a series of brutal murders in the town of Money, Mississippi. When a pair of state detectives from arrive they meet resistance from locals and officials alike. The murders present a puzzle: at each crime scene there is a second dead body - a man who resembles Emmett Till, a black boy lynched in the same town 65 years before.
Format: Paperback / softback