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Postby VMS » Mon Apr 24, 2006 5:18 am

Anyone read John Grisham books? I've read almost all of them and he's become one of my favourite authors. Especially The Firm and Bleechers really caught me.

Any thoughts?
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Postby Nefer » Mon Apr 24, 2006 11:22 am

Hmmm... I have a few of his books on my shelf, as my little sister is a big fan of "The Client" (as am I), but I tend to find his novels are carbon-copies of each other.

The characters are all the same people, and the bottom line is always the law sucks and there are many bad people out there who will abuse it. I've always read his books really fast, just so I can get to the end - !

The ones I remember the plot-line of are The Chamber... and another one about 3 judges in prsion.
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Postby Matbow » Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:52 pm

Like the films, never read the books.
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Postby Bee » Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:06 pm

I read the one called, I think, "The Lawyer" and I just remembered it not being incredibly fascinating.
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Postby Casedata » Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:02 pm

I just finished Grishams book "A painted House". It is very different from all his other books. I found it kind of slow in several places but then I had just finished WS books When the lion feeds and Sound of Thunder.

I don't know if I will read any other Grisham books. I'm not a big lawyer fan.....in any sense of the word. :razz:
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Postby Son of the Silver Fox » Sun Dec 31, 2006 3:14 pm

Grisham, Grisham, Grisham...lets see, what do we have here?
oh yeah a lawyer/author who's heroes are .........
Lawyers :shock:
thanks for reminding me :razz: he is also responsible fpr "Skipping Christmas" which needs to be added to my list of the WORST books I have ever suffered thru.
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Re: John Grisham

Postby E-Hoog » Mon Jul 21, 2008 3:41 am

Ahh, Skipping Christmas... how could I forget that one in my list of worst novels ever? Man, that was bad
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Re: John Grisham

Postby delby » Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:03 am

i think i read one of his The last juror or something i wasnt very impressed in fact i think i was mainly confused
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Re: John Grisham

Postby Ballantyne » Wed Oct 20, 2010 6:22 pm

Love this guy. Have a whole bunch of his books. My favbourites have to be The Client (my fisrt and bought because of the movie) and The Chamber.
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