Old City Hall
- Current Status
- In Season
- Robert Rotenberg
- Farrar, Straus & Giroux
- Mystery and Thriller, Fiction
We gave it a B
The Story: In Old City Hall, a popular Canadian radio host is arrested for the murder of his wife in a seemingly open-and-shut case. ”I killed her,” he tells his newspaper deliveryman, and then clams up. Both cops and lawyers chase down clues before an old-fashioned courtroom showdown.
Movie Pitch: Law & Order: Toronto.
Lowdown: Robert Rotenberg juggles a large cast and spins his twisty yarn efficiently — though he can get snarled in the nuts and bolts of police procedure. B