The Rainmaker

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Random House, Apr 21, 2010 - Fiction - 720 pages

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One case. One chance. One man against the world.

Rookie lawyer Rudy Baylor is about to take on the case of a lifetime,

Fighting for justice for a young man whose death could have easily been prevented.

There is just one problem. Rudy has never argued a case before.

And he is up against the most expensive lawyers that money can buy.

Can Rudy win against the odds?

Or will the truth be buried forever?
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‘A master at the art of deft characterisation and the skilful delivery of hair-raising crescendos' Irish Independent

'John Grisham is the master of legal fiction' – Jodi Picoult

'The best thriller writer alive' – Ken Follett

John Grisham has perfected the art of cooking up convincing, fast-paced thrillers’ Telegraph

‘Grisham is a superb, instinctive storyteller’ The Times

‘Grisham's storytelling genius reminds us that when it comes to legal drama, the master is in a league of his own.’Daily Record

‘Masterful – when Grisham gets in the courtroom he lets rip, drawing scenes so real they're not just alive, they're pulsating’ Mirror

‘A giant of the thriller genre’ TimeOut

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User Review  - sparkleandchico - LibraryThing

One of my favourite Grisham books. Great drama in the courtroom as Rudy Baylor, novice lawyer sues established, wealthy insurance company Great Benefit. Their crime? Repeatedly denying the claim of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - HenriMoreaux - LibraryThing

I really liked this book overall, it had a great beginning, great intermediate and excellent courtroom action however I found the ending to be a bit of a let down. I understand where the author was ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

John Grisham is the author of forty works of fiction and one of non-fiction. His works are translated into forty-two languages. He lives in Virginia.

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