Rogue Lawyer

Rogue Lawyer

Audiobook CD - 2015
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On the right side of the law. Sort of.

Sebastian Rudd is not your typical street lawyer. He works out of a customized bulletproof van, complete with Wi-Fi, a bar, a small fridge, fine leather chairs, a hidden gun compartment, and a heavily armed driver. He has no firm, no partners, no associates, and only one employee, his driver, who's also his bodyguard, law clerk, confidant, and golf caddy. He lives alone in a small but extremely safe penthouse apartment, and his primary piece of furniture is a vintage pool table. He drinks small-batch bourbon and carries a gun.

Sebastian defends people other lawyers won't go near: a drug-addled, tattooed kid rumored to be in a satanic cult, who is accused of molesting and murdering two little girls; a vicious crime lord on death row; a homeowner arrested for shooting at a SWAT team that mistakenly invaded his house. Why these clients? Because he believes everyone is entitled to a fair trial, even if he, Sebastian, has to cheat to secure one. He hates injustice, doesn't like insurance companies, banks, or big corporations; he distrusts all levels of government and laughs at the justice system's notions of ethical behavior.

Sebastian Rudd is one of John Grisham's most colorful, outrageous, and vividly drawn characters yet. Gritty, witty, and impossible to put down, Rogue Lawyer showcases the master of the legal thriller at his very best.

Publisher: New York, New York :, Random House Audio,, [2015]
Copyright Date: ℗2015
ISBN: 9780553399806
Characteristics: 5 audio discs (6.5 hr.) :,digital ;,12 cm, in container
audio file, CD audio, rda
digital, optical, stereo, rda
Additional Contributors: Deakins, Mark
Rosaler, David

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nitetraino
Jan 30, 2016

I listened to the audio and the first disc was a boring complete waste of time with nothing new. Then the story gets a bit interesting until being derailed by choosing a jury (yawn) and the same old redundant (fast forward) courtroom dialogue. Blah! Finally, the weak ending fails to enhance as well as Grisham can't decide what to do. At best, 5 of 10 stars

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shirleystann
Jan 22, 2016

AWESOME 10 out of 10.

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c210flyer
Dec 20, 2015

Terrific lawyer and courtroom drama. 9 of 10 for me.

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