Witness to a Trial by John Grisham
Narrator: Mark Deakins
Date Read: February 2017
Genre: Legal Thriller, Thriller
A startling and original courtroom drama from New York Times #1 Bestseller John Grisham that is the prequel to his newest legal thriller, THE WHISTLER A judge’s first murder trial.
A defense attorney in over his head.
A prosecutor out for blood and glory.
The accused, who is possibly innocent.
And the killer, who may have just committed the perfect crime.
Publisher: Random House Audio
Series: The Whistler #.5
Listened for Review (Penguin/Random House Audio)
Overall Rating: 3.75
Character Rating: 3.50
Story Rating: 4.00
Audio Rating: 3.50 (not part of the overall rating)
Quick Thoughts: This is a prequel to The Whistler which came out last year. I admit I love John Grisham’s earlier stuff but the new stuff has been hit/miss so I skipped The Whistler. Now I am going to pick it up. This reminded me a lot of his old style. I am hoping the main book holds up.
Narrated By Mark Deakins / Length: 54 mins
This isn’t my first time to listen to Mark (he also did The Maze Runner) but this was a very different type of narration. I really think he did a good job but this was too short to tell if the narration fit. There just wasn’t enough characters or story for me to say whether I would consider this a must listen. He does The Whistler though so I will let you know!!!
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