The Whistler

The Whistler

Book - 2016
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Lacy Stoltz, an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct, takes on a case involving a corrupt judge, a Native American casino, and the mafia when a previously disbarred lawyer approaches her on behalf of a client who claims to know the truth.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780385541190
0385541198
Branch Call Number: FIC GRISHAM, JOHN
Characteristics: 374 pages ; 25 cm

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reeread
Nov 09, 2017

Haven't read a John Grisham for some time. An enjoyable read.

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9737irving
Sep 14, 2017

I thought this book was a disappointment . Not up to his earlier standards at all. I found myself losing interest . I didn't seem to care about his characters at all. Not 1st rate . Boring. Writers block?

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sunnyrea56
Aug 05, 2017

Very good book. I enjoyed it from start to finish.

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lpreston214
Jul 17, 2017

Pretty good read for the commute. A bit different as this started with the Florida Bureau of Judicial Conduct then moved to the FBI. As most readers of Grisham know by now there are no characters in these books just cardboard cutouts. His books read like newspaper articles more than novels. Still, I read the whole thing to find out how it ended. SPOILER: the bad guys get their comeupance.

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Eil_1
Jul 07, 2017

A good book - not one of my favorites. Didn't especially his tying up the loose ends in an Epilogue. Probably wouldn't recommend it.

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trcookIIImddmd
Jul 06, 2017

Good story, well-written: Grisham. His best are still the non-lawyer stories: Calico Joe, and Playing for Pizza.

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swheeler89
May 08, 2017

Like all Grisham reads, this was entertaining. Sadly this was far from his best (and I would say the worst of his last three... Grey Mountain and Rogue Lawyer). Dont know why he had to clean up the story in an epilogue instead of the novel itself. All that being said - its still worth your time.

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21288004621997
Mar 28, 2017

Another, in a long list of John Grisham duds. His original 5-10 books were quite good, but nothing worth reading since. Last one I will read.
Complete waste of time.

JL

rbalsamo88 Mar 16, 2017

Really good book. I enjoyed the story. Glad I didn't heed to the bad reviews.

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njon38
Mar 13, 2017

not up to his usual. Looks like he turned in an outline with a few details filled in. He's clearly riding on the coattails of previous work.

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