The Pelican Brief
Two Supreme Court Justices are dead. Their murders are connected only in one mind, and in one legal brief conceived by that mind. Brilliant, beautiful and ambitious, New Orleans legal student Darby Shaw little realises that her speculative brief will penetrate to the highest levels of power in... show more
Two Supreme Court Justices are dead. Their murders are connected only in one mind, and in one legal brief conceived by that mind.
Brilliant, beautiful and ambitious, New Orleans legal student Darby Shaw little realises that her speculative brief will penetrate to the highest levels of power in Washington and cause shockwaves there. Shockwaves that will see her boyfriend atomised in a bomb blast, that will send hired killers chasing after her, that will propel her across the country to meet investigative reporter Gray Grantham, the one man who is as near the truth as she is.
Publish date: 1993-06-03
Pages no: 371
Edition language: English
Two US Supreme Court judges are killed in what appears to be a related incident, but no one can figure out why, except a law student named Darby Shaw who suddenly everyone wants killed…This was John Grisham’s third novel, and in a way it follows closely the formula of the previous one, The Firm. I p...
There are a lot of movies based on Grisham books. I decided to check some out when I found about them. Never watched this movie but kept hearing about it, so I had it my tbr pile ready for the game square.The idea is that in a country filled with lawyers to the gills (it's a factor that's gone over ...
I haven't read this one in at least a decade, and I was happy at how well it stood up. Dated, of course, although not quite as badly as I expected. At one point Grantham ends a phone call and "puts the phone on the floor", which stopped me in my tracks for a moment, until I remembered: big landlin...
Jeśli myślicie, że wszyscy już widzieli film „Raport Pelikana” i czytanie książki, na podstawie której go nakręcono, może być podyktowane jedynie jakąś chorą fanaberią – mylicie się, oj, jak bardzo się mylicie. Istnieję bowiem ja – niespodzianka ustrojowa! ;) Klika słów z myślą o osobach, którym -...
Star Values1 Star - Hated It2 Stars - Didn't Like It3 Stars - It was okay4 Stars - Liked it5 Stars - Loved it, it was amazingREVIEWThis was my first John Grisham book.Sometime in the middle of the book I read somewhere that John Grisham wrote this book keeping the movie in mind and that he wrote the...
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