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The structure of the book: Arthur's & Geo's stories told chronologically but separately until their stories--& their lives--intersect.
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It only gets 4* overall because it is abridged. A good performance - it's difficult to pull off middle-class Edinburgh voices without sounding music hall comic, and the local Birmingham/Staffordshire accents sound snide and sinister, as their contributions to the tale would merit.
It is indeed a very English Dreyfus Affair, though fortunately Edalji "only" suffers 3 years hard labour, not solitary confinement on Devil's Island!!
Fascinating research made an astonishing story which enthralled. An in-depth look into the British legal system shows how little attitudes change over centuries. Ignited my interest in Sherlock Holmes mystery books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The story lends itself to adaptation too. I saw the play at the Birmingham Rep. a few years ago.