Download John Grisham - The Pelican Brief PDF eBookThe Pelican Brief is the third novel written by the famous American bestselling author, John Grisham. First published in 1992, the book is considered one of his best. This legal-thriller novel achieved a great success and became a New York Times Bestseller.
In The Pelican Brief, the plot mixes legal thriller with an intriguing political theme. The politically divided nation is shocked when two ideologically divergent Supreme Court Justices are assassinated at the same day. There are no clear motives and everybody seems unable to fathom what actually happens behind the murders. However, law student Darby Shaw has her own view and analysis on the case. She composes a legal brief that hypothesizes who is actually responsible for the killings and what are the real motives. Her speculation drags in the name of a rich oil tycoon, Victor Mattiece. Mattiece is waiting for his appeal to make its way to the Supreme Court. He is seeking a license so his company can exploit the oil underneath Louisiana marshland, a major natural habitat of a certain endangered pelican species. Soon, because of the legal brief she has made, Darby Shaw will find herself and people around her in danger. It looks like her exposition does hit the spot and annoys the main director behind the murders.
*Preview of John Grisham's The Pelican Brief*
In suburban Georgetown a killer's Reeboks whisper on the front floor of a posh home ... In a seedy D.C. porno house a patron is swiftly garroted to death ... The next day America learns that two of its Supreme Court justices have been assassinated. And in New Orleans, a young law student prepares a legal brief ... To Darby Shaw it was no more than a legal shot in the dark, a brilliant guess. To the Washington establishment it was political dynamite. Suddenly Darby is witness to a murder -- a murder intended for her. Going underground, she finds there is only one person she can trust -- an ambitious reporter after a newsbreak hotter than Watergate -- to help her piece together the deadly puzzle. Somewhere between the bayous of Louisiana and the White House's inner sanctums, a violent cover-up is being engineered. For somone has read Darby's brief. Someone who will stop at nothing to destroy the evidence of an unthinkable crime.
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• Author: John Grisham;
• Genre/Subject: Legal Thriller;
• Language: English;
• PDF Pages: 365;
• File Size: 1 MB;
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