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    Re: King of Torts

    Posted by mary on 3/13/04

    Hey Phares:

    Okay, but it is still a good 'airport' read. Besides, who picks
    these things for literary value or social commentary. Isn't that
    what Hunter Thompson is for?

    Best Regards,


    On 3/13/04, Phares Heindl wrote:
    > 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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