The Associate - John Grisham

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It's a deadly game of blackmail. And they're making him play. Kyle McAvoy is one of the outstanding legal students of his generation: he's good lookin...

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ProEasy reading

ConsPoor ending

The Plot Kyle McAvoy is close to the end of his life as a law student, and about to start a new life as a qualified lawyer, just a few weeks of study and the bar exams stand in his way. That is until the FBI show up at a little league game where he’s coaching, and ‘escort’ him to a nearby cafe...

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ProPace, characters, old school Grisham legal content

ConsEnding was a bit of a disappointment; blackmail ba...

The last few John Grisham books I have read have been away from his usual legal thriller style of writing and leaning more towards a different form of storytelling, whether it be his excellent collection of short stories entitled Ford County or the American Football in Italy based Playing For...

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“A Deadly Game of Blackmail!”

published 11/07/2010

ProGripping in places

Consslow at times

I used to be an avid reader of John Grisham novels but for some reason they started to lose their attraction. I think they started to get a bit samey which is why I didn't read any for a couple of years. However, I recently read a review about 'The Associate' and that reminded me that this book...

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“Grisham Back to his best!”

published 25/06/2010

Progood book a good read

Consnone

Now in the past I have been a big John Grisham fan with all the original books, however more recently I found they had lost their edge and were becoming a tad repetitive and uninspiring. To top it all other writers had popped into my reading (Mark Gimenez's The Colour of Law - well worth a read...

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