A little bit of Grisham, a little bit of Connolly and a little bit of Rumpole of the Bailey and that really doesn’t touch how good Gianrico Gainfigli..Show More »o’s books are. The protagonist, Avvocato Guido Guerrieri, is smart, flawed, and has a wonderful self-deprecating humor.
Well written, expertly narrated series about an Italian lawyer and his vibrant world.
Gianrico Carofiglio being read by Sean Barrett is a definite good listen. If you have actually read any of Andrea Camilleri's books and enjoyed t..Show More »hose you would enjoy Carofiglio. Our protagonist is a maybe '40 something' well established lawyer who represents a variety of clients. He enjoys boxing as a workout to work out his frustration with the law, his clients and some of his own baggage. Anyone who has 'quit' smoking will relate to his musings. When things get tough he has a special kind of therapy. And not booze. A little like Henning Mankell and Andrea Camilleri, social issues are addressed, like racism, sexual discrimination. child abuse and power imbalence. Sean Barrett conveys the 'thoughts in response' as well as the 'what is said' so very well. Good book.
I heard Gianrico Carofiglio interviewed on public radio and was intrigued enough to buy my first audio version of his book. I liked it so much that I ..Show More »bought another one this month. The vividly depicted internal monologue of this brilliant, but damaged attorney successfully blends the story of his psychological struggles with the legal mazes he maneuvers. The "voice" of the author is well served by the narrator, Sean Barrett, whose performance is outstanding - giving the listener the sensation of being inside this lawyer/sleuth's head!