The Street Lawyer

The Street Lawyer

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 28/10/2010
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A gripping legal thriller from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author and creator of Sooley and The Judge's List.
Michael Brock is a man in the fast lane.

He's a rising star at Drake & Sweeney, a giant Washington law firm. No time to waste, no time to help those in need. No time for a conscience.

But when a violent encounter with a homeless man stops him cold, Brock is forced to confront the truth about who he really works for. What he finds is a shocking violation of the rights of the homeless, with Drake & Sweeney at the centre, and suddenly his conscience begins to stir.

To do the right thing, Brock must put himself in the firing line and uncover his employer's most dangerous secrets.

But is he willing to risk it all?
'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

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9780099537199
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 255g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm

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The Street Lawyer
Terrific Read
A great read which tumbles towards a richly satisfying and believable end. Beyond that, this novel can't but make one reflect on the plight of the homeless... READ MORE
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