Sycamore Row: A Novel,
John Grisham takes you back to where it all began . . .
John Grisham's A Time to Kill is one of the most popular novels of our time. Now we return to that famous courthouse in Clanton as Jake Brigance once again finds himself embroiled in a fiercely controversial trial-a trial that will expose old racial tensions and force Ford County to confront its tortured history.
Seth Hubbard is a wealthy man dying of lung
cancer. He trusts no one. Before he hangshimselffrom a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves anew,handwritten, will. It is an act that drags hisadultchildren, his black maid, and Jake into aconflict asriveting and dramatic as the murder trialthat madeBrigance one of Ford County's mostnotoriouscitizens, just three years earlier.
The second will raises far more questions thanitanswers. Why would Hubbard leave nearly all ofhisfortune to his maid? Had chemotherapyandpainkillers affected his ability to think clearly?
what does it all have to do with a piece of land onceknown as Sycamore Row? In Sycamore Row, John Grisham returns to the setting and the compelling characters that first established him as America's favorite storyteller. Here, in his most assured and thrilling novel yet, is a powerful testament to the fact that Grisham remains the master of the legal thriller, nearly twenty-five years after the publication of A Time to Kill
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Review: Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance #2)User Review - Chelsea - Goodreads
This book was well-written, like all of Grisham's. However, I thought a will contest was a little dull, for Grisham. The main hook for me was that it was Jake Brigance again, and I really liked ... Read full review
Review: Sycamore Row (Jake Brigance #2)User Review - Cathryn Conroy - Goodreads
Occasionally, even the most high-brow, literary minds need a break. (And I count my occasionally snobby reading self in that group.) Put down Jane Austen, Gabriel García Marquez and William Faulkner ... Read full review