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Pelican Brief

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Two Supreme Court Justices are dead. Their murders remain unsolved. Darby Shaw, a New Orleans legal student, draws up a speculative legal brief which links the deaths and uncovers an astonishing presidential conspiracy. When her boyfriend is atomised in a car bomb, it becomes clear that someone is intent on silencing Darby for good.

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Two Supreme Court Justices are dead, their murders unsolved.
But one woman might have found the answer – if she can live to tell it.

Darby Shaw is a brilliant New Orleans legal student with a sharp political mind. For her own amusement, she draws up a legal brief showing how the judges might have been murdered for political reasons, and shows it to her professor. He shows it to his friend, an FBI lawyer.

Then the professor dies in a car bombing.

And Darby realises that her brief, which pointed to a vast presidential conspiracy, might be right. Someone is intent on silencing Darby for good – somebody who will stop at nothing to preserve the secrets of the Pelican Brief…
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‘A master at the art of deft characterisation and the skilful delivery of hair-raising crescendos’ Irish Independent

‘John Grisham is the master of legal fiction’ – Jodi Picoult

‘The best thriller writer alive’ – Ken Follett

John Grisham has perfected the art of cooking up convincing, fast-paced thrillers’ Telegraph

‘Grisham is a superb, instinctive storyteller’ The Times

‘Grisham’s storytelling genius reminds us that when it comes to legal drama, the master is in a league of his own.’Daily Record

‘Masterful – when Grisham gets in the courtroom he lets rip, drawing scenes so real they’re not just alive, they’re pulsating’ Mirror

‘A giant of the thriller genre’ TimeOut

Additional information

Weight 0.298 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.6 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

421

Language

English

Edition

|Reprint

Dewey

813.54 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K