Though the story seemed VERY familiar, I don’t believe I ever read The Firm. Until now.
It holds up.
I’m guessing it was the film that stuck in my brain. Many thought the movie was better than the novel.
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The Firm is a 1991 legal thriller by American writer John Grisham. His second book, it was Grisham’s first which gained wide popularity; in 1993, after selling 1.5 million copies, it was made into a film starring Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman and Jeanne Tripplehorn. …
John Grisham was working 60-70 hours a week at a small Southaven, Mississippi law practice, squeezing in time before going to the office and during courtroom recesses to work on his hobby—writing his first novel.