AN MULTI-MILLION-SELLING AMERICAN CLASSIC FROM THE MASTER OF COURTROOM THRILLERS

Adapted as an acclaimed film starring Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, and Samuel L. Jackson

When Carl Lee Hailey guns down the racist hoodlums who have raped his ten-year-old child, the people of Clanton, Mississippi call for his acquittal.

But when extremists outside Clanton hear that a black man has killed two white men, they invade the town, determined to destroy anything and anyone that opposes their sense of justice. As the Ku Klux Klan rolls into town, the racially charged atmosphere turns violent.

Amid the rising tension, defence attorney Jake Brigance has been hired to defend Hailey. It's the kind of case that can make or break a young lawyer.

But in the maelstrom of Clanton, it's also the kind of case that could get a young lawyer killed...

  • Cornerstone Digital
  • Published 21st April 2010
  • 752 Pages
  • £8.99