Running Time 2hrs 53mins
‘The best thriller writer alive’ Ken Follett, Evening Standard
When Carl Lee Hailey guns down the hoodlums who have raped his ten-year-old daughter, the people of Clanton see it as a crime of blood and call for his acquittal.
But when extremists outside Clanton hear that a black man has killed two white men, they invade the town, determined to destroy anything and anyone that opposes their sense of justice.
Jake Brigance has been hired to defend Hailey. It’s the kind of case that can make or break a young lawyer. But in the maelstrom of Clanton, it is also the kind of case that could get a young lawyer killed.
John Grisham is the author of forty works of fiction and one of non-fiction. His works are translated into forty-two languages. He lives in Virginia.
‘The best thriller writer alive’ Evening Standard
‘Grisham is a natural storyteller’ Daily Telegraph
‘A giant of the thriller genre’ Time Out