Presumed Innocent, By Scott Turow
(Reviewed by Dom)
Okay, so I was more than twenty years late to the party. At least I finally got there!
I’m talking about Scott Turow’s breakthrough novel, Presumed Innocent, which originally rocketed up the best-seller lists in the late 80s, then went on to become a hit motion picture starring Harrison Ford.
But forget the movie: the book is terrific.
Rusty Sabich is a prosecuting attorney with a problem. It started when he had an affair with a co-worker. But when that co-worker ends up murdered…well, Rusty’s suddenly facing a jury as a defendant instead of as the prosecutor. … (more…)