The Racketeer

Grisham, John

| 2012

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Given the importance of what they do, and the controversies that often surround them, and the violent people they sometimes confront, it is remarkable that in the history of this country only four active federal judges have been murdered. Judge Raymond Fawcett has just become number five. Who is the Racketeer? And what does he have to do with the judge's untimely demise? His name, for the moment, is Malcolm Bannister. Job status? Former attorney. Current residence? The Federal Prison Camp near Frostburg, Maryland. On paper, Malcolm's situation isn't looking too good these days, but he's got an ace up his sleeve. He knows who killed Judge Fawcett, and he knows why. The judge's body was found in his remote lakeside cabin. There was no forced entry, no struggle, just two dead bodies: Judge Fawcett and his young secretary. And one large, state-of-the-art, extremely secure...

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Josefine Ejebjörk

2015-03-07

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Inte en av Grishams bästa, men inte dålig heller,lite mycket polis/fbi procedurer som inte var så intressant och inte tillförde historien mycket.

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Lars Sederlin

2014-01-22

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En av Grishams sämre. Känns som framtvingad.

Rasmusmatte .

2014-01-15

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En av Grishams bästa

Jan Banan

2013-11-16

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Första halvan av boken är mycket bra, men halvvägs byter den skepnad och totalintrycket är att den blir något spretig. Storyn känns också overklig och omöjlig, vilket dock sin vana trogen Grisham skickligt döljer bakom juridiska tricks. 4:an är av det svagare slaget!