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A Time to Kill & The King of Torts Audiobook

A Time to Kill & The King of Torts

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Publisher's Summary

Two from the master of the legal thriller:

A Time to Kill:
The life of a 10-year-old black girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime, until her father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own outraged hands.

For 10 days, with burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spreading through the streets of Clanton, Mississippi, the nation sits spellbound as young defense attorney Jack Brigance struggles to save his client's life...and then his own.

The King of Torts:
When Clay Carter of the public defender's office reluctantly takes the case of a young man charged with a random street killing, he assumes it is just another of the many senseless murders that hit D.C. every week. But as he digs into the background of his client, Clay stumbles on a conspiracy too horrible to believe. He suddenly finds himself in the middle of a complex case against one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, looking at the kind of enormous settlement that would totally change his life - that would make him, almost overnight, the legal profession's newest king of torts.

A Time to Kill ©1992 John Grisham; (P)1992 Random House, Inc.
The King of Torts ©2003 Belfry Holdings, Inc.; (P)2003 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

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    brenda 09-24-16
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    "Great book."

    as always a wonderful story line. love narrator my favorite.his book never fail to intertain me.

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    kelly watley 09-14-16
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    "loved the movie and the book.."

    I received this audible edition for free for my honest review.. heart pounding and intriguing true James Patterson style. grabs you from the start and a double edition at that.. pretty much like the movie but I loved the book as well..

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    MikeInIndy825 09-03-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Freaking Awesome. Best Grisham."

    This is a great deal with 2 outstanding Grisham books together. Kept me going for over 600 miles of road trip. Worth every penny and a few more.

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    AmyJo Smith 08-16-16
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    "loved it!"

    I have read the book before - the performance was excellent! great details! I highly recommend!

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    Monique Dillard 08-01-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Love theses books! A must read, John Grisham again"

    Great narrator, love his voice. I think this is a great story, job well done Mr. Grisome!!!

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    Linda S. Smith 07-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Loved it!!!"

    Love, love, love Grisham and Beck. They are great together - Grisham with the story; Beck with his profound deliverance of the story.

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    Amanda 05-19-16
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    "Wonderful Novels by John Grisham"
    What made the experience of listening to A Time to Kill & The King of Torts the most enjoyable?

    Definitely the fact that I was able to listen to them within one audiobook. An awesome deal, two books for one price!


    What other book might you compare A Time to Kill & The King of Torts to and why?

    I don't know about any other books but I would compare them to each other. For they both deal lawyers, money issues, among other things.


    What does Michael Beck bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    He definitely brought life to them. Of course, it also helped that one of the novels had previously been turned into a movie.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    For both of the novels it was the ending. A Time to Kill: the not guilty verdict brought on by the help of one female juror. The Kings of Torts: Clay's final realization of his overall stupidity and impatience with waiting for success to come.


    Any additional comments?

    Although, I overall liked and prefer A Time to Kill over The Kings of Torts, I still definitely will be recommending both novels to others. They both are excellent reads just one, in my opinion, has more liking to it than the other.

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    Mijo 05-12-16
    Mijo 05-12-16

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    "King of torts made me a nervous wreck"

    I remember the days of run away juries down in Mississippi and know how badly it ended.. This ending made me laugh when he got beaten bc so many people wanted to do that to balducci and langston.. Thank you Mr Grisham for including that! 😀

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    Adrienne Bonilla Albany, NY United States 04-17-16
    Adrienne Bonilla Albany, NY United States 04-17-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Agree with others - a time to kill great, King of torts, not so much"

    A time to kill is well done, gripping story. I found that with King of Torts, protagonist was not so likable, which detracts from engagement. Reader is solid performer. Still, a bargain at two-for-one.

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    Erin 03-29-16
    Erin 03-29-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Great books!"

    wonderful!! great books, love Michael Beck's voice. I would listen to King of Tourts first as A Time to Kill is more exciting.

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