- Paperback: 752 pages
- Publisher: RHUK (3 December 1992)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0099134012
- ISBN-13: 978-0099134015
- Product Dimensions: 11 x 4.4 x 17.8 cm
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A Time To Kill is available in paperback. The book has 672 pages. The language of the book is English, and the author of the book is John Grisham.
A ten-year old African American girl is brutally raped and beaten by two white racist drunken men. Inspite of committing such a heinous crime, the perpetrators remain unrepentant. This horrendous act unleashes mayhem in the town of Clayton, Mississippi where the story is set.
Carl Lee, the father of the wronged girl, is driven into a mad rage and decides to take the law in his hands in order to bring justice to his daughter. Armed with an assault rifle, he sets out to avenge the gruesome crime committed on his daughter and kills the culprits. He is arrested and is to be tried for capital murder.
This is a moving tale about a young defence lawyer, Jake Brigance, who decides to defend the black Vietnam war hero. The people of the town are divided in their opinion about the the crime committed by Carl. The book takes you through a journey of the lawyerâs struggle to save his client. Also at stake is the young attorneyâs life. The novel was published in the year 1992 by RHUK.
"The best thriller writer alive" (Evening Standard)
"Grisham is a natural storyteller" (Daily Telegraph)
"A giant of the thriller genre" (Time Out)
John Grisham is the author of A Time To Kill. It was the first novel written by him. He was born in Jonesboro Arkansas, and worked in a legal firm before he went onto become a full time author. John Grisham is a well known author of modern legal thrillers. The book Time To Kill was also adapted into a movie in 1996. He has churned out international bestseller novels year after year. Some of them are The Partner, The Rainmaker, The Client, The Summons, The Runaway Jury, The Street Lawyer, The Testament, The Brethren, A Painted House etc. Nine of his novels have been made into films.