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psmithson
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Re: John Grisham

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New to this website so I have no idea if this is the correct place to post this.

I have read a few John Grisham books, and most recently The Associate.

I really enjoyed The Associate, I thought the story and the setting were really compelling. The only issue I had was with the main character Kyle. For the most part, I thought he was a good character who I empathized with for the horrendous scenario he was in however, there was one aspect of his character I found really difficult to understand. This was related to how he viewed the rape of Elaine and how he dismissed her claims due to her promiscuous character despite seeing a video that provided strong evidence that the scenario was non-consensual. I found it weird that he consistently went to his friend Joel (one of the likely rapists) for help and described him as a friend he could trust, furthermore I thought it was strange that there was never any comeuppance for these characters specifically for the assault on Eliane.

I am interested to see if anyone else had a similar experience to this when reading the book.
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A Time To Kill and Runaway Jury weren’t bad but found him too intense.
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Used to exchange his books with a friend. We bought different titles and borrowed from each other after reading
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My love for crime movies was as a result of reading John Graham's books.
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Post by Sav Sparkman »

I really like reading John Grisham books. My mom has read all of his books, so she recommends her favorites to me. Some of the story lines are a bit repetitive, but overall I enjoy learning about the lawyer/case aspect of them. My favorites so far have been Pelican Brief and The Firm. Definite page turners! I’be read a few others, but none of them were as memorable to me. I’m currently reading The Appeal.
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