John Grisham Message Board

Tom O. Massey posts on 8/26/2010 5:56:04 PM Hello John. My name is Tom O. Massey and I know you from Hal & Mal's. I was up with you and Willie trying to name one of your first books (still don't know if it was "A Time to Kill" or "The Firm"). I also have no idea how to get in touch with you without bothering Mal or Jo Ann, so I thought I'd try this. As if you haven't had enough books suggested for you to read in your life, there is a really interesting (and good) one I just finished by a Jackson, MS man named James Cole. You'd like it. My email address is listed above if you want to borrow my copy. Just trying to help a brother out. Thanks, Tom O.
hayatt posts on 8/13/2010 7:14:50 PM hi, i'm so glad because i'm reading your novel THE TEASTAMNET , its a big novel and ther is a lot of acteurs but i'll finished it ...thanks jean
roland starling posts on 2/17/2010 4:15:10 PM I have just finished reading The Firm and really enjoyed it ........however I have 1 question at the end of chapter39 why did Lamar not follow Ray back to the room or call for help? am I missing someyhing or did he secretly want the Mcdeeres to get away? TIA

Mike posts on 2/10/2010 12:08:18 PM Mr. Grisham, I just finished reading The Associate and have to post that I was extremely disappointed in the ending. Actually I felt like there was no ending. The entire story building upon this intense control that Bennie the handler has over Kyle and the climax of your story is that Bennie somehow gets tipped off, skips out on the last meeting and is gone. Ok that looks like a good way to end this novel NOT. I mean for 400+ pages Bennie and his gang have ruined and controlled Kyle's life, even murder one of his friends and then Bennie and team just quietly go away? Incredibly lame ending to great story. I guess I'm still waiting for the rest of the story to be published.
Don Bernhard posts on 1/31/2010 5:12:49 PM Have just recently finished Ford County. Might be one of my favorite Grishams. Caused me to laugh out loud a couple of times and even brought forth a tear or two other times. Have read all of JG's books. Least favorite was the Christmas one. A couple of months ago found me passing through Blytheville, Ark., and I stopped in a small bookstore and was informed that Grisham occasionally visits there. That area was more or less the setting for Painted House. Grisham did not visit that day, sigh, but I still purchased 3 books (by other authors) :) Has anyone commented on how much Grisham looks like Rick Barnes, Univ. of Texas head basketball coach?
Mica posts on 1/22/2010 3:22:05 PM To all you who are hating on Grisham, why did you even come to this Message Board? That just confuses me. About his books, they are not all about the same thing. I've read a couple so far and am on my third and the plots are all drastically different. I love his writing style. It's very enthralling.
brie posts on 11/9/2009 11:41:01 AM What are the differences between the book and the movie in John Grishams The Client? Need it for an essay due tomorrow. Help would be greatly appreciated.
Sarena posts on 10/17/2009 2:20:40 PM King of Torts did have a twist. It was the plot within the plot. Did anyone else see it? What happened to the pharmacuetical company's fixer? Why did he get so nervous? The lawyer stumbled on to something the pharm co did not want public. They know his weaknesses, like father like son. All the money was quite a distraction wasn't it? The lawyer got himself in a pack of trouble didn't he? Doesn't give him a lot attention to pay to what is really going on. Look at the things that we are told in passing throughout the book. What was it really all about? Best twisting Grisham ever. He doesn't spell it out you have to catch on. What do you think? Anyone?
Balgownie posts on 10/13/2009 12:43:04 AM "The Chamber" John Grisham. Why does Rollie Wedge steal the keys to Lee's apartment? Why does he connive to get the access code to the legal firm's premises? Is this all covered by his "keeping an eye on things" as he says to Sam?
SPS posts on 8/19/2009 8:48:11 AM I bought "The Associate" back in March and and after 5 months I am still trying to read it. One of the most boring books ever. Grisham is a has been.
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