I love reading John Grisham's thrillers, they're my favourite kind of book when I truly want to switch off. I found this copy at a Little Free Library and kept it for a summer read. Super gripping, I couldn't put it down and thanks to being super jet-lagged I finished it in a flash. However, the ending was so disappointing that it took away part of the joy I'd had whilst reading the story. I guess it's a "real" ending rather than a typical fiction one but still... I like closed endings, not open ones. The good thing about this open ending, though is it allows you to think Kyle has a lovely live after his NY adventure......Continua
As a description of the hectic life of a big-name law firm associate, this book is quite good. But as a thriller, it falls flat - way flat. The ending is basically absent: the bad guys all get clean away, justice is not done - very unsatisfying!...Continua
The plot has great potential. Smart Yale law student was blackmailed and forced to become a spy in the largest law firm in the world.
The book provides detailed description on how the law firm torture their associates. Work like hell. Boring tasks. Unlimited billing. Constant humiliation. These are all interesting.
However, the ending is lame. It ended so suddenly that you wonder: What!? This is the end? What happened?
I would not recommend it unless you are really interested in how associates are being tortured by their law firms....Continua