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Final Argument - A Legal Thriller

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  • Posted June 29, 2014

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    Excellent

    Enjoyed. Easy to read. Recommend.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 7, 2014

    I love the legal thriller genre: the courtroom drama; fantastic

    I love the legal thriller genre: the courtroom drama; fantastic factoids of law that are often revealed; and the
    credence the proceedings sometimes give to the shameful saw, “Justice is blind in only one eye.” In his book
    The Final Argument author Clifford Irving presents a dilemma so rich with possibility I couldn’t figure out the
    embattled defense lawyer’s next move much less the ending. Along the way, a bright light was shone on the
    underbelly of the Sunshine State and its apparent fixation with capital punishment.
     
    Final Argument was a mesmerizing tale of righting a wrong at any cost. I recommend it highly, not just for legal
    thriller buffs but for anyone seeking a novel with meaty characters, crisp pacing, and soul.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2014

    This is not the typical courtroom drama you read today. The char

    This is not the typical courtroom drama you read today.
    The characters are intriguing and 3 dimensional.  The story
    is not one that has been written before.  The writing is
    superb and engaging.  It is a fast read, but I didn't want
    the world Irving created to end, so I savored it.  Hadja 4/6/14

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2015

    very good

    Nice legal thriller.well written

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2015

    A Lawyer's Greatest Dilemma

    Interesting view of both sides of a murder conviction from the prosecutor and the defense - and it's the same attorney! He's caught in the middle, he desperately needs support but his wife is frustrated and doesn't understand the choices being made. The courtroom players are not as much concerned with justice as they are convenience. The defendant is likable - the prison personnel not sympathetic or empathetic. Can this attorney find the truth in a believable form within all the daunting constraints and rules of an Appeal, of sorts? Great author and recommended novel.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 30, 2014

    I read over half this book and it literally bored me to tears.  

    I read over half this book and it literally bored me to tears.  The beginning is extremely confusing due to Ted going back in forth from present day to the past all on the same page.  I didn't know if he was referring to now or than.  He continues to do this throughout the book with memories of his affair and his wife and the case.  Now that I'm halfway through and it still hasn't grasped me I am letting it go.  Too much of the lawyer wanting to have an affair or about his previous affair and not about the case itself.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2014

    Irving's story the second time around is still intriguing.

    Read this book quite a few years ago. It took a while to remember but the more I read the more I remembered. Good storytelling doesn't get old. I feel like I have just renewed an old friendship. And looking forward to deepening that friendship.

    J M Lydon

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  • Posted September 12, 2014

    Great legal thriller

    I enjoyed this book so much that I bought his next two books. Good plot, and awesome courtroom drama. He keeps you involved throughout the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2014

    A masterly tale of murder, guilt, and infidelity, set in Florida

    A masterly tale of murder, guilt, and infidelity, set in Florida and featuring that rarest of heroes –
    a criminal lawyer with a conscience and an all-abiding belief in securing justice.  Can a lawyer represent a murderer he once prosecuted?
    The legal establishment says no. But Ted Jaffe refuses to accept that verdict, and he goes to war to free a man he believes is innocent –
    a man he sent to Death Row.  A brilliant premise. Masterful cross-examination, behind-the-scenes finesse. A finely-crafted novel.     

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