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    Re: King of Torts

    Posted by Phares Heindl on 3/13/04

    I just finished Grisham's "The Last Juror"

    It was another artless "paperback" - fit entertainment for
    a "dumb-downed" population.

    Mississippi once produced the likes of Faulkner. Now, because
    of such an overwhelming demand for cheap entertainment, authors
    like Grisham, use name recognition and crank out best sellers
    like "King of Torts" and "The Last Juror" that have little
    literary value and provide ineffective social commentary.

    On 3/12/04, Mary wrote:
    > jc:
    > You may be the person who suggested the book a while back. I
    > enjoyed it. I really liked the part where the mass tort
    > attorney went bankrupt and was looking at jail for a while.
    > But, that is just me...
    > Have a good weekend jc.
    > Best regards,
    > Mary
    > On 3/12/04, johncodie wrote:
    >> Well Mary we were wondered where you were spending all of
    >> your free time. Yes we know Mr. Grisham, and know alot
    > about
    >> his writings because we have lived the novels, and some of
    > us
    >> are characters in his plots. Some like to read about it, as
    >> others like to feel the hot sun come up in the morning. You
    >> know the judicial system is far from fair, but it does get
    > a
    >> work out. Judicial reform,,,,,,,yes we are living it now as
    >> I type. Come on in Mary the water is fine!
    >> On 3/11/04, mary wrote:
    >>> Just finished reading The King of Torts by Grisham. Made
    >>> me think of this place.
    >>> Best Regards,
    >>> Mary


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