This audiobook is of the highest quality, both in terms of story and performance. Michael Beck's excellent performance brings this book to life and a..Show More »t no point in the 16+ hours did I feel the story lose my attention.
I tried to ration my listening but was so gripped by the story I finished the book very quickly. It's the author at his best. Grisham's usual laconi..Show More »c and cynical opinion of lawyers is given full rein. Two sets of protagonists to an eventual court case are carefully set up so that the reader/listener is partisan and wants the underdog to win. Race relations in the Deep South add to the uncertainty over the eventual verdict over whether a last minute hand-written Will is valid. Pre-trial discovery and jury selection all add to the tensions that builds up to an edge-of-your-seat court battle with surprises and set-backs. The narrator does a grand job bringing the various characters to life in this highly recommended book.