TOP 10 BEST JOHN GRISHAMBOOKS

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Top 10 Best John Grisham Books

With his thrilling legal thrillers, American John Grisham has become one of the most popular writers of all time. Grisham himself was a lawyer for a long time, making his retirement dramas full of realistic details. Many of his books were successfully filmed. What are the ten books of Grisham that you read in a while?

10. The Litigators (The Process)

The Litigators - TOP 10 BEST JOHN GRISHAMBOOKS

After a long series of successful thrillers, Grisham began to change his formula carefully and even wrote some books in other genres. The Litigators (The Process) is a legal thriller, but Grisham is less dependent on tension and uses more humor than usual. A young lawyer decides to work for a small law firm that is especially concerned with easy traffic accidents. When they decide to appeal a large pharmaceutical company, everything changes.

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9. The Partner (The Partner)

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The books of Grisham are populated by scammers. Patrick Lanigan in The Partner (1997) is perhaps the most ambitious. This lawyer finds that his partners want to divide 90 million dollars from a claim. At the same time, they try to work Patrick out of the firm. He decides to put his death into scene and flee to Brazil with the money. If his many enemies have detected him, he needs a very good lawyer.

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8. The Appeal

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In addition to tension, social criticism is always part of Grisham books. In particular, corruption of the judicial power by politics and big money often returns. As in The Appeal, which is based on a true story.A lawyer couple represents a woman whose husband and child died as a result of chemical pollution.When the responsible company is found guilty, it tries to influence the upcoming judicial elections in order to win the appeal.

7. The Rainmaker (The Rainmaker)

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Grisham loves the underdog. Like Rudy Baylor, a young lawyer who loses his job when his office fuses with the elite Tinley Britt. Excessive disaster raises his girlfriend and is declared bankrupt. At a law firm, he works out of the pit. Then Rudy gets the chance to help a family in a case against a powerful insurance company. If he knows how to win this case, life will let him down again.

6. The Client (The Client)

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A senator fighting a new waste project disappears one day. The prosecutor suspects the hand of the mafia but can not cope with anything. One day, the 11-year-old Mark sees how a man tries to commit suicide by choking himself in his car. When Mark tries to prevent this, he is caught by the man who tells him that the mafia searches him because he knows where the senator is buried. Then he shot himself dead. Both the authorities and the mafia soon suspect Mark has come to know. For a dollar, Mark is hiring a lawyer to see him maneuvering between both parties.

5. The Chamber

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The Chamber’s title (in Dutch The verdict) refers to the gas chamber of the state of Mississippi. In 1967 two Jewish children were killed in a law enforcement agency at a law firm. After two failed lawsuits, Ku Klux Klan member Sam Kayall is sentenced to death for the killings. His grandson Adam is a young lawyer who takes the last occupation. He slowly learns to know his grandfather and at the same time it becomes clearer that Sam can not commit the murder. However, the authorities are claiming an execution.

4. A Time to Kill (The jury)

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Many publishers dropped Grisham’s debut before becoming a modest success in 1988. The story is based on a case of a 12-year rape victim whose Grisham once witnessed the testimony. He wondered what would happen if the father had taken revenge and this became the basis for A Time to Kill (The jury). Two white boys appear to be easy after the rape and attempted murder of a black girl. Her father waits for the boys outside the courtroom and kills them. Then the indignation is suddenly great and the lawyer Jake Brigance must fight political interference and prejudice.

3. The Runaway Jury (In Case)

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The Runaway Jury (Combined) combines two favorite subjects of Grisham: the great power of companies in American law and the manipulation of the trial. A tobacco company is being sued by a woman whose man died of lung cancer. A legal consultant from the company carefully studies the jury so that he can influence it. But a few jury members counteract him from the inside and use their own methods.

2. The Pelican Letter (Behind Closed Doors)

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With his third book The Pelican Letter (Behind Closed Doors) Grisham is watching the political thriller.On the same day two judges of the US Supreme Court are killed. The authorities are in particular interfering with each other. Meanwhile, Derby Shaw, a young law student, collects a legal dossier showing that potential oil drilling in a nature reserve is the motive. An oil magnet that maintains good ties with the president seems responsible. When two acquaintances of Darby are killed after showing the file, her own life is also in danger. A journalist from The Washington Post is interested in Darby and helps her bring the story to publicity. If at least they can survive.

1. The Firm (Attorney of the Devil)

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Grisham’s second book, The Firm (Attorney of the Devil), would cause a major breakthrough. The brilliant law student Mitch McDeere is admitted to a law firm in Memphis after his studies. He gets a top salary, which is the opposite: he has to work for up to 100 hours a week. One day Mitch is approached by the FBI. The office is a cloak for the mafia and helps in the laundering of criminal money. Anyone who does not want to work with them in the course of time is arrested or otherwise eliminated. Mitch is in a spell because if he helps the FBI he loses his beautiful life. He creates a list.

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