Re: King of Torts
Posted by mary on 3/13/04
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?
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:
>> 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,
>> 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
>>> his writings because we have lived the novels, and some of
>>> 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
>>> 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,
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