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Skipping Christmas

Advantages: Witty and enjoyable
Disadvantages: Quite short and not expanded enough

Background: I found this book while wondering aimlessly round the local charity shop. I am not a fan of John Grisham as the books I have read so far by this author have disappointed me. I thought I would try this one though as it sounded different to m ...

CPTDANIELS 20.07.2008 · Read full review
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Bah Humbug

Advantages: Entertaining in parts.
Disadvantages: A bit on the short side.

It's early December and Luther Krank and his wife Nora are on their way home from the airport, having just seen off their only daughter Blair, who's going to Peru for a year to do aid work. At this point Luther has a brainwave. The dash home to work on ...

scampi1 10.12.2004 · Read full review
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it's the most wonderful time of the year! for some

Advantages: Very readable and enjoyable
Disadvantages: May have you calculating the costs of your own Christmas

Skipping Christmas is John Grisham's 2001 offering. His previous works include The Juror, The Pelican Brief, The Client and The Firm. Grisham usually writes novels set in and around law courts and legal issues, with key characters who are lawyers and defe ...

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Fabulously funny look at the holiday season.

Advantages: Funny, easy to read
Disadvantages: Short

'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. And that, of course, does not includ ...

dkm1981 27.02.2009 · Read full review
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Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. Disappointing.

Advantages: It's short
Disadvantages: It's too long.

At the time of writing this book is £6.39 on Amazon, but as I always say you can find it at your local library. Support them or we will lose them! It is about an accountant called Luther Krank and his wife. They are American and it is based in America. ...

TheNoo 25.12.2013 · Read full review
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