The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

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Read The Runaway Jury Online Free - Every jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him. In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark tobacco trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake begins routinely, then swerves mysteriously off course.

The jury is behaving strangely, and at least one juror is convinced he's being watched. Soon they have to be sequestered. Then a tip from an anonymous young woman suggests she is able to predict the jurors' increasingly odd behavior.

Is the jury somehow being manipulated, or even controlled? If so, by whom? And, more importantly, why?

From the Trade Paperback edition.



Title : The Runaway Jury
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ISBN : 0385339690
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 451 pages


Reviews


Kathryn rated it ★☆☆☆☆

April 12, 2012

I'm glad I didn't pay for this book. Our apartment building has a bookcase in front of the elevator, and someone in the building must be a Grisham fan, because I've picked up several of his books from the communal bookcase. This is the worst of the Grishams that I've read. What annoyed me the most...


Ben rated it ★★★★★

June 28, 2015

Nicholas Easter, juror number 2 and a mysterious woman known as Marlee conspire to manipulate the jury to secure a verdict in a landmark trial involving a widow plaintiff (whose husband died of lung cancer because of cigarette addiction) and a big tobacco company. They have to play with both side...


Jerica rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 31, 2014

The Good: The beginning and very end of this book were very fast-paced and enticing. I enjoyed the mysterious characters and that the author allows the reader to know what many are thinking and feeling through various viewpoints. The plot-line of this book was very original. The Bad: I felt like I...


Nu-Jahat-Jabin rated it ★★★☆☆

November 04, 2016

কযারেকটারে কারেকটারে ভরপুর কযারেকটারবান থরিলার। -_- এতই কযারেকটারবান যে কিছু দূর গেলেই ভুলে যেতে হয় আগে কে, কি কারনে ছিল। আবার কিছু জায়গায় দৌড়াইছে তো কিছু জায়গায় ঘুমা পাড়ায় দিছে। -_- ৪০০পেজের বইয়ের কাহিনীটারে ৩লাইনে বলে ফেলা যায়। এত গুলান পেজ না বাড়াইলেও পারত। কষতি কিছু হইত না উলটা কাহিনী টানটান হয়...


Paul rated it ★★★☆☆

May 08, 2016

It was okay... It definitely felt like more of a shot fired at the tobacco companies. It should have focused more on the story instead. As such, there isn't a huge amount of drama. There are tons of Grisham books so I'd advise you start elsewhere, like A Time to Kill. All in all, this was just a...


F rated it ★★★★★

April 02, 2017

4.5* I loved this book. I thought it was a little long, and at times I got bored, which I justified by putting myself is in the shoes of those poor jurors who spent all that time in court. Besides, the unraveling of Marlee's secret wasn't that great. I don't know; it seems a little flimsy. Her pare...


Jane rated it ★★★★★

March 13, 2011

Very entertaining. Very worthwhile. I wish more romance authors would write like him, but add romance. REVIEWER’S OPINION: For another book someone wrote “literary slugger John Grisham returns with a story about...” I thought how true. He is a literary slugger – almost always on the New York Times...


D.R. rated it ★★★★☆

January 13, 2015

Anyone who’s been on a jury, and even those who haven’t, will appreciate Grisham’s The Runaway Jury. Big tobacco companies are on the defense against claims by a widow that tobacco ruined her husband’s life and eventually killed him prematurely at the age of 53. Hundreds of millions of dollars and...


Antonio rated it ★★★★☆

June 09, 2016

Visto che al sottoscritto piacciono i libri thriller e fantapolitici, questo qui poteva rivelarsi di una pesantezza unica. Invece mi ha stupito e (quasi) conquistato! Ad essere sinceri, quello che non mi ha proprio entusiasmato è stata la parte prettamente dedicata al funzionamento del sistema gi...


Nenette rated it ★★★★☆

February 16, 2014

Again, Grisham shines in this legal thriller, that I want to immediately pick up his next book on my list...But I resist the temptation, as I know I will be sick of legal sta\uff halfway through it. Maybe after a couple of other books... The story makes one question his/her own sense of right or w...





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