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  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780099537038
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 752
  • RRP: $19.99

A Time To Kill




AN AMERICAN CLASSIC FROM THE NO.1 BESTSELLING MASTER THRILLER WRITER

______________________________THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLERJohn Grisham's first and most shocking novel, adapted as a film starring Samuel L. Jackson and Matthew McConaugheyWhen Carl Lee Hailey guns down the violent racists who raped his ten-year-old daughter, the people of the small town of Clanton, Mississippi see it as justice done, and call for his acquittal.But when extremists outside Clanton - including the KKK - 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. A national media circus descends on Clanton.As tensions mount, Hailey hires the inexperienced Jake Brigance to defend him. It's the kind of case that could make a young lawyer's career.But it's also the kind of case that could get a young lawyer killed.______________________________The original, epoch-defining Jake Brigance novel. Brigance returns in SYCAMORE ROW and A TIME FOR MERCY.______________________________'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

  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9780099537038
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 752
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

John Grisham

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.

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Praise for A Time To Kill

The best thriller writer alive

Evening Standard

Grisham is a natural storyteller

Daily Telegraph

A giant of the thriller genre

Time Out

The best thriller writer alive

Evening Standard

Grisham is a natural storyteller

Daily Telegraph

A giant of the thriller genre

Time Out

The best thriller writer alive

Evening Standard

Grisham is a natural storyteller

Daily Telegraph

A giant of the thriller genre

Time Out

Leaves one eager for more

Spectator

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