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Vina Jordan posts on 7/9/2009 3:01:50 PM
YOU HAD ME. yOU HAD ME. HE TURNS THE CORNER AND HE'S GONE. WHAT?!? IS THIS AN ENDING OR A LEAD IN TO VOLUME 2 OF THE ASSOCIATE? IF IT'S A LEAD IN, IT IS A POOR ONE...UNLESS VOLUME 2 IS ALREADY PUBLISHED AND WAITING FOR ME TO READ. AM SOOOOO DISAPPOINTED.
Big Daddy H posts on 5/12/2009 11:18:38 AM
John Grisham books are boring as heck I hate him. John Grisaham=faggot
Lynn posts on 3/24/2009 11:07:12 AM
Which Grisham novel had the quote "find the problem" or 'fix the problem" in relation to a shadowy figure talking to an underling on the phone?
ben dover posts on 3/24/2009 10:52:15 AM
this was a good book for the first 89 pages then i said screw it because it started to get really boring and gay....GAYSIA FU john grisham
Glenn Rutledge posts on 3/18/2009 8:16:06 PM
The "Associate" was indeed a page turner until it ran out of pages. It was like who ever wrote this book had writers block at the conclusion and just let Kyle walk out the door because he didn't know what else to do. It was a good read until it ran out of steam. It doesn't even compare to "The Firm".
Tony Midolo posts on 3/17/2009 10:41:04 AM
****SPOILER ALERT**** THE ASSOCIATE
I believe this new book, The Associate, was indeed perhaps ghost written.
Reasons for thinking so:
*Not set in Grisham's usual places of fiction, i.e. Louisiana, Georgia, Tenn., etc. It was in fact set in downtown NYC, and Pittsburgh.
*There was no major twist, neither at the climax, nor the ending. Grisham is in fact FAMOUS for his twists.
*There were far too many loopholes in this story line, compared to real Grisham novels having few or none. These include, Kyle would have sought advice from his father, LONG before he actually did; If Bennie had so much dirt on all the people he kept bumping out of Kyle's way, why didn't he just lean on one of them for his information, as they were already in place (on the Trylon / Bartin case).
The list goes on and on folks, and this is why I do not believe this book to have been actually written by Grisham. Not saying it wasn't a page turner, it sure was, just please John, don't put your name on something, that surely wasn't yours. This book really let me down in the end.
Anonymous posts on 3/11/2009 11:19:05 AM
Just finished "The Broker" fabulous book. Is there a sequel as I want to know what happens to Joel Blackman when he returns to Italy. Can't leave me hanging like this. I want to know what happens now. Please advise.
Thank you and keep it coming.
L.Bettermann posts on 2/28/2009 12:54:43 PM
Loved the "Associate". FYI though, I found on page 138 Kyle's name on paragraph 10 instead of Baxter's. Nothing major. You just had to read the sentence again.
amanda posts on 2/21/2009 4:05:02 AM
hi, can anyone help me solve a mystery lol. which book was 'the appeal' based on. i know i have read the story, but i just can think of the title :(
Daniel J. Kelly posts on 2/9/2009 1:44:35 PM
Please be advised that there appears to be an error on page 177 of your new book The Associate. It is not the usual grammatical error you sometimes find in books where the wrong word or incorrect tense of a word may be used. In the paragraph starting with "Brother Manny issued the questions --- " at the top of the page you appear to have mis-identified the person with whom Brother Manny is having a conversation as Kyle ( Kyle felt as though he could chat for hours --- )when I believe it should, in fact, be Baxter Tate. The book is extremely interesting but this "error" kind of jumped out at me and I had to reread it ( this paragraph and the preceding few paragraphs )several times to make sure I was not reading it and interpreting it incorrectly. I would have thought that your proof readers might have picked up on this error. I thought you might want to know about this situation even though it is after publication and not much could be done about it, if anyone else even notices it.
Best regards and keep on writing such interesting books. They are very enjoyable and entertaining.
Dan Kelly, Wolfeboro, NH
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