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Ik ben verslaafd aan boeken. Hieronder kan je mijn volledige lijst vinden van gelezen fictie-boeken die in mijn boekenkast. Van sommige boeken kan je zelfs een korte bespreking vinden.

John Grisham

(°1955)

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  • Associate, The

    For a twenty-five-year-old law student with no criminal record and no illegal habits or proclivities, the presence and the attention of a man who gave all indications of being employed by some branch of law enforcement should have caused no concern whatsoever. But it never worked that way with Kyle McAvoy.... [meer]

  • Last Juror, The

    In 1970, one of Mississippi's more colorful weekly newspapers, The Ford County Times, went bankrupt. To the surprise and dismay of many, ownership was assumed by a 23 year-old college dropout, named Willie Traynor. The future of the paper looked grim until a young mother was brutally raped and murdered... [meer]

  • King of Torts, The

    The office of the public defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long and, like most of his colleagues, dreams of a better job in a real firm. When he reluctantly takes the case of a young man charged with a random street killing, he assumes... [meer]

  • Summons, The

    Ray Atlee is a professor of law at the University of Virginia. He's forty-three, newly single, an still enduring the aftershocks of a surprise dicorce. He has a younger brother, Forrest, who redefines the notion of a family's black sheep. And he has a father, a very sick old man who lives alone in the... [meer]

  • Painted House, A

    The hill people and the Mexicans arrived on the same day. It was a Wednesday, early in September 1952. The Cardinals were five games behind the Dodgers with three weeks to go, and the season looked hopeless. The cotton, however, was waist-high to my father, over my head, and he and my grandfather could... [meer]

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  • Skipping Christmas

    Luther unfolded a spreadsheet and began pointing. "Here, my dear, is what we spent last Christmas. Six thousand, one hundred dollars. And precious little to show for it. The vast majority of it down the drain. Wasted. An that, of course, does not include my time, your time, the traffic, stress, worry,... [meer]

  • Brethren, The

    Trumble is a minimum-security federal prison, a "camp," home to the usual assortment of relatively harmless criminals--drug dealers, bank robbers, swindlers, embezzlers, tax evaders, two Wall Street crooks, one doctor, at least five lawyers. And three former judges who call themselves the Brethren: one... [meer]

  • Testament, The

    Troy Phelan is a self-made billionaire, one of the richest men in the United States. He is also eccentric, reclusive, confined to a wheelchair, and looking for a way to die. His heirs, to no one's surprise - especially Troy's - are circling like vultures. Nate O'Riley is a high-octane Washington litigator... [meer]

  • Street Lawyer, The

    Michael was in a hurry. He was scrambling up the ladder at Drake & Sweeney, a gianr D. C. firm with eight hundred lawyers. The money was good and getting better a partnership was three years away. He wasd a rising star with no time to waste, no time to waste, no time to stop, no time to toss a... [meer]

  • Partner, De

    Op 11 februari 1992 bekijkt Patrick Lanigan, partner in het advocatenkantoor Bogan, Rapley, Vitrano, Havarac & Lanigan, met een verrekijker vanuit een boom zijn eigen begrafenis. Enkele dagen daarvoor heeft men zijn onherkenbaar verminkte lijk in zijn uitgebrande wagen aangetroffen. Zes weken later blijkt... [meer]

  • Partner, The

    They watched Danilo Silvo for days before they finally grabbed him. He was living alone, a quiet life on a shady street in a small town in Brazil; a simple life in a modest home, certainly not one of luxury. Certainly no evidence of the fortune they thought he had stolen. He was much thinner and his... [meer]

  • In het geding

    Biloxi, Mississippi. Twee partijen maken zich op voor wat de belangrijkste rechtzaak in de sigarettenindustrie zal worden, het proces tegen 'De Grote Vier', ofwel de vier mega-producenten die samen maar liefst achtennegentig procent van alle tabakswaren van de VS en Canada produceren. De uitkomst van... [meer]

  • Rainmaker, The

    Rudy Baylor is a newly-qualified lawyer: he has one case, and one case alone, to save himself from his mounting debts. It is a bad faith suit against a giant insurance company, Great Benefit, which could have saved a young man's live, but has instead refused to pay the claim until it is too late. The... [meer]

  • Vonnis, Het

    Sam Cayhall, een fanatiek lid van de Ku-Klux-Klan, is veroordeeld voor de moord op twee joodse kinderen. Zijn dagen zijn letterlijk geteld: in de gevangenis van Mississippi wacht hij op de doodstraf, die hij al jarenlang met de hulp van juristen heeft weten uit te stellen. Sinds een jaar wijst hij alle... [meer]

  • Cliënt, De

    De elfjarige Mark Sway en zijn broertje Ricky trekken op zekere dag het veld in om stiekem sigaretjes te roken. Daar zijn zij getuige van de dramatische zelfmoord van Jerome Clifford, een louche advocaat uit New Orleans, die aan de vooravond stond van een van zijn grootste zaken. Mark waarschuwt telefonisch... [meer]

  • Jury, De
    Jury, De (1993)

    Vlak buiten het plattelandsstadje Clanton in de zuidelijke Amerikaanse staat Mississippi vindt een afschuwelijk misdrijf plaats. Het tienjarige negermeisje Tonya Hailey wordt ontvoerd, mishandeld en meerdere malen verkracht door twee blanke jongens. Ternauwernood overleeft ze het drama, maar haar leven... [meer]

  • Pelican Brief, The

    Late one October night Justice Abe Rosenberg, at ninety-one the Supreme Court's liberal legend, is shot in the head while sleeping in his Georgetown home. Two hours later Glenn Jensen, the Court's youngest and most consevative justice, is strangled, possibly by the same assassin. The country is stunned... [meer]

  • Advocaat van de duivel

    Zonder het te weten wordt Mitchell McDeere, briljant rechtenstudent van arme ouders, al geruime tijd in de gaten gehouden. Zodra hij afstudeert, biedt het prestigieuze juristenkantoor Bendini, Lambert & Locke hem niet alleen een zeer aantrekkelijke baan aan, maar het overlaadt de net getrouwde Mitchell... [meer]

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