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The Guardians: The explosive new thriller from international bestseller John Grisham

The Guardians: The explosive new thriller from international bestseller John Grisham (Hardback)

By Grisham, John

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The explosive new thriller for international bestseller John Grisham - more information coming soon.

ISBN 9781473684430
Barcode 9781473684430
Published 15 October 2019 by Hodder & Stoughton
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781473684430
ISBN-10 1473684439
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Imprint Hodder & Stoughton
Publication Date 15 October 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Grisham, John
Category Adventure / Thriller
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 238mm
Spine: 36mm
Weight 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress African Americans - Fiction, Florida - Fiction
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 997266

Description of this Book

***The explosive new thriller for international bestseller John Grisham - more information coming soon*** Praise for John Grisham's latest novel, THE RECKONING: 'I couldn't help thinking of Harper Lee's great American novel To Kill a Mockingbird while reading The Reckoning . . . [Grisham] knows how to spin a yarn' - Chicago Sun-Times 'May be his greatest work yet' - David Grann, New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon 'Beautifully constructed . . . weaves a truly magical spell' - Daily Mail 'In this saga of love and war, John Grisham has given us a sprawling and engrossing story about a southern family, a global conflict, and the kinds of secrets that can shape all of us. From the courtrooms and jails of rural Mississippi to the war-torn Pacific, Grisham spins a tale that is at once entertaining and illuminating' - Jon Meacham, New York Times bestselling author of The Soul of America 'John Grisham is the master of legal fiction, and his latest starts with a literal bang - and then travels backward through the horrors of war to explore what makes a hero, what makes a villain, and how thin the line between the two might be' - Jodi Picoult, internationally bestselling author of A Spark of Light and Small Great Things 'When a master of storytelling and suspense takes on one of the most wrenching stories in history, the result is a book that will break your heart, set your blood pumping and your mind racing, and leave you gasping for breath by the final page. I'm still trying to recover from The Reckoning' - Candice Millard, New York Times bestselling author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic ************ THE INNOCENT MAN by John Grisham is now a major six-part documentary series on Netflix ************

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Grisham's past form leads you to expect gripped drama; instead he produces a brilliant comic set piece in which everything that could go wrong in a trial does * The Sunday Times * Grisham is a superb, instinctive storyteller * The Times * The best thriller writer alive * Ken Follett * A superbly plotted legal thriller * Sunday Express * No one does it better than Grisham * Daily Telegraph *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

John Grisham as a child dreamed of being a professional baseball player. After graduating from law school at Ole Miss in 1981, he went on to practice law for nearly a decade, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. One day, Grisham overheard the harrowing testimony of a twelve-year-old rape victim and was inspired to start a novel exploring what would have happened if the girl's father had murdered her assailants. Getting up at 5 a.m. every day to get in several hours of writing time before heading off to work, Grisham spent three years on A Time to Kill and finished it in 1987. His next novel, The Firm, spent 47 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list and became the bestselling novel of 1991. Since then, he has written one novel a year, including The Client, The Pelican Brief, The Rainmaker and The Runaway Jury. Today, Grisham has written a collection of stories, a work of nonfiction, three sports novels, four kids' books, and many legal thrillers. His work has been translated into 42 languages. He lives near Charlottesville, Virginia.

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