The Chamber

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published: 28th October 2010

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the chamber

Adam Hill is in his first year at a top Chicago law firm. He volunteers for the toughest assignment any lawyer could ask for. His prospective client doesn't want Adam or his law firm. He is an unrepentent and outspoken racist with a violent past. He is on Death Row for the murder of two Jewish children in a horrific bombing in 1967.

Why would he take on Adam, a complete novice, to defend him? And why would Adam want his case so desperately? The answer lies in the past, in a twenty-year-old secret buried in the madness of another time. . .
Critic's Reviews

'Compelling... after 50 pages I could barely wait to turn the rest over... Grisham knows how to tell a story'
 Sunday Times

'A first-rate thriller'
 Sunday Telegraph

'Totally hypnotic . . . scenes unfold and unfold and you can't stop reading'
 The Washington Post

'A dark and thoughtful tale pulsing with moral uncertainties . . . Grisham is at his best'
 People

'The Chamber does grab hold and it doesn't let go'
 The Boston Globe

'His stories are ferociously plot-driven: they will keep you awake all night'
 Independent on Sunday

'Compelling . . . powerful'
 USA Today

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5 Reviews
4
Ndyebo Reginald Mazawule
One emotional story of family filled with burden.
5
Sarah Moffatt
A very emotional book the death penalty should be abolished
4
Hayley Davis
A hugely emotional read. Sometimes this book will make you smile, other times it will make you cry, and other times it will make you cry out in anger.
5
Jay
The best Grisham novel to date
3
Richard Burns
This is the best writen and most touching books I have ever read. This book may completely change your mind on the death penalty.