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The Heart of mid-Lothian

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Focused upon the trials for murder of John Porteous and of Effie Deans in 1736 and 1737, this novel also spans the 80 years of the life of David Deans whode death takes place in 1751. The text raises the problem of a judicial system that does not produce justice.

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