Sycamore Row by John Grisham - Review by Expert Book Reviews

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You have enjoyed previous legal thrillers from best-selling author John Grisham, but how does Sycamore Row compare? Find out what experts have to say about this sequel to A Time to Kill before making your listening decision.

Three years after his victory in the Carl Lee Hailey case, Jake Brigance believes his glory days as a trial lawyer are gone. Jake's commitment to his profession is revived when he is called on to defend Seth Hubbard's seemingly incredible decision to disinherit his family and name his black housekeeper as his beneficiary. Why? In Sycamore Row, Jake searches for an answer as he returns to the courtroom arena in a legal battle against larger, well-financed law firms.

As Jake pursues justice at all costs, the prejudices, racial tensions, and southern social structures of 1950s Mississippi are once again explored under John Grisham's pen. Is this Grisham novel worth your time? This review provides some answers by discussing its historical significance and the excitement of the characters' tension. With expert ratings, you will learn exactly how Sycamore Row scores based on style, meaning, and overall story.

Gain insight into the author and what inspired him to extend the story behind A Time to Kill. The review covers positive aspects of the book along with its drawbacks. Examine the unique details that engage and surprise the listener to learn the true value of this read. With hand-picked resources to further information, you will gain everything you need to know to determine whether Sycamore Row is right for you.


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Published February 20, 2014 by Expert Book Reviews.
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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