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'The Best Thriller Writer Alive' Ken Follett John Grisham's newest legal thriller takes you inside a law firm that shouldn't exist. They were three young law students. They dreamed of changing the world. But they were duped. They took out massive student loans and have no hope of graduating with a good job. Now the three friends have given up studying and spend a lot of time plotting in a bar. There is only way out of their crushing debt: pretend to be real lawyers and expose the crooked hedge fund operator who owns both the school and the bank that arranged their student loans. They are…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
'The Best Thriller Writer Alive' Ken Follett John Grisham's newest legal thriller takes you inside a law firm that shouldn't exist. They were three young law students. They dreamed of changing the world. But they were duped. They took out massive student loans and have no hope of graduating with a good job. Now the three friends have given up studying and spend a lot of time plotting in a bar. There is only way out of their crushing debt: pretend to be real lawyers and expose the crooked hedge fund operator who owns both the school and the bank that arranged their student loans. They are taking a desperate risk. After all, they are going to war with a billionaire and the might of the FBI.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Hodder And Stoughton Ltd.
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 498548
  • Seitenzahl: 384
  • Erscheinungstermin: 26. Juni 2018
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 175mm x 111mm x 38mm
  • Gewicht: 212g
  • ISBN-13: 9781473616981
  • ISBN-10: 1473616980
  • Artikelnr.: 50892117
Autorenporträt
John Grisham as a child dreamed of being a professional baseball player. After graduating from law school at Ole Miss in 1981, he went on to practice law for nearly a decade, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. One day, Grisham overheard the harrowing testimony of a twelve-year-old rape victim and was inspired to start a novel exploring what would have happened if the girl's father had murdered her assailants. Getting up at 5 a.m. every day to get in several hours of writing time before heading off to work, Grisham spent three years on A Time to Kill and finished it in 1987. His next novel, The Firm, spent 47 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list and became the bestselling novel of 1991. Since then, he has written one novel a year, including The Client, The Pelican Brief, The Rainmaker and The Runaway Jury. Today, Grisham has written a collection of stories, a work of nonfiction, three sports novels, four kids' books, and many legal thrillers. His work has been translated into 42 languages. He lives near Charlottesville, Virginia.
Rezensionen
[A] buoyant, mischievous thriller . . . Grisham writes in such an inventive spirit. . . . A treat. Janet Maslin, The New York Times
 
Satisfying . . . Grisham [is] at his best when he brings his sardonic sense of humor to the sometimes questionable ethics of law and banking. USA Today
 
[A] smartly told tale . . . gratifying and all-too-real. The Washington Post