The Pelican Brief

  • by John Grisham
  • Narrated by Alexander Adams
  • 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In suburban Georgetown, a killer's Reeboks whisper on the floor of a posh home. In a seedy D.C. porno house, a patron is swiftly garrotted 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's political dynamite. Suddenly Darby is witness to a murder - a murder intended for her. Going underground, she finds that there is only one person - an ambitious reporter after a newsbreak hotter than Watergate - she can trust 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 someone has read Darby's brief - someone who will stop at nothing to destroy the evidence of an unthinkable crime.

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Loved this story.

I have read this book and seen the film and I was so relaxed listening to it I could picture Julia Roberts face throughout it. Mr Grisham can certainly write a Damn good book!
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- Lorna

Brilliant

Gripping. Moved at a fast pace. Excellent characterisation.
Wholly believable. Would recommend this book to anyone who likes a good yarn.
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- Tommy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-09-2014
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton