I would say not as good as some Grisham I have read but considering it goes along at a cracking pace. The insurance on his life paid off the house and the car. I ended up feeling a bit indifferent about the character who comes across as a bit wishy washy and blah. There are also a fair few deaths which aren't as graphic. This painting begins with a terrible crime and arrest. I ended up reading to finish, I just was not as invested as I would have hoped to have been. Chapter 2 Rhoda Kassellaw lived in the Beech Hill community, twelve miles north of Clanton, in a modest gray brick house on a narrow, paved country road.
As it turned out, the plot of the novel was i This was the first John Grisham book that I ever read. Willie Traynor takes over the local newspaper in Clanton, Mississippi. Another Grisham page turner -This tense thriller starts out with a brutal crime in a small town. Here was an author who knew how to keep the reader's interest. The story vaguely meanders around the trial and subsequent fallout over the next several years, but mostly it's about Willie's life in Clanton and the people he meets.
This is not the typical attorney-thriller, but a languid tale about the life of the young publisher of a weekly newspaper in small-town Mississippi during the 1970's. The killer is a tad obvious- and in truth this book is really the Grisham version of To Kill a Mockingbird. Then one cool October morning in 1946, he rose early, drove into town, walked into the church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell. The money was good and getting better; a partnership was 3 years away. The future of the paper looked grim until a young mother was brutally raped and murdered by a member of the notorious Padgitt family. ليجد ويلي نفسه في منتصف عاصفة هوجاء.
This novel features the usual small town characters with the gossip and rumour mill working steadily. Changing the paper's focus from light news to crime reporting, Willie covers the trial of Danny Padgitt, the son of a wealthy criminal family who was convicted of rape and murder. His plots are imaginative and rich, his characters are dramatic and memorable and his story-telling is powerful and evocative. It is a story that shows the maturing - and growth - of one person over the progression of several years. She spent hours outside, tending her vegetable garden,. In 1970, one of Mississippi's more colorful weekly newspapers, The Ford County Times, went bankrupt. Going by the title and the synopsis, I expected this to be about…….
He returned to Ford County, and the retribution began. There didn't seem to be as much courtroom time and I enjoyed the focus on the story in the small southern town. Traynor's coverage of the trial infuriated the Padgitt family and he soon finds himself and his newspaper business threatened both by the Padgitts' lawyers and by their hired killers. Und da mich die Ausgangsbasis des Romans interessierte, griff ich zu. In this book, he treats all Christian denominations with respect and that too I found pleasing.
A prosecutor out for blood and glory. Can't go wrong with Grisham really can you? This is definitely a book for the commute. Unfortunately, there are some complications. Within a year, the 23 year old found himself the owner of Ford County's only newspaper, famous for its well crafted obituaries. Willie Traynor reported all the gruesome details, and his newspaper began to prosper. It's not the thriller I was promised, but it's still pretty great, regardless. This story is about people.
He returned to Ford County, and the retribution began. To be fair, I didn't read it in a book. The Padgitt family has been known for years to be criminals, thugs and bandits. Could not put it down. But a violent encounter with a homeless man stopped him cold.
وبدأ بنشر تحقيقات جريئة تمس عائلة نافذة في المنطقة. Some of them were unique and so charming. It is a woman who becomes the first black person to sit on a jury in Mississippi. Because as the ghosts of the South's past gather around Willie, as tension swirls around Clanton,men and women who served on a jury nine years ago are starting to die one by one - as a killer exacts the ultimate revenge. War ein glatter Griff ins Klo, absolute Gutmenschenkacke mit katastrophalen Charakterbeschreibungen.