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  1. says:

    I can't believe I've never seen this book's movie; I love James Stewart But at least this way I had no idea what was going to happen next in the book; that was nice And funnily enough I still had the odd little perk of being able to hear Jimmy's voice in my head for a lot of the lines Oh and Lee Remick is perfect as Laura Manion I have a cough irresistible impulse to rent the movie Soon Actually the dvd might be in my mailbox n

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    A woman is raped at the gates of her neighborhood but her cries for help register too late By the time her husband one Lieutenant Frederic Manion of the US Army realizes what has transpired the rapist has fled for the saf

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    It was interesting and definitely edgy for 1958 but it was written in this pedantic good old boys kind of style that drive me mad If you like courtroom drama AND you don't mind a man's man type style and you're not too hung up on getting to the story uickly this will be a great book to read If any of those things annoy you stay away

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    Thanks to a facebook friend for recommending I read this book for my read 50 books from 50states challenge This

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    At #2 on the 1958 bestseller list is this story of a murder and trial set in a small town in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan The legal thriller has become a staple in current fiction but was a fairly new genre in the 1950s Compulsio

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    In my opinion the 1958 fictionalized true crime story ANATOMY OF A MURDER is a good book that made a near great movie Note that the publisher even issued a later paperback edition with a movie poster reproduction as its cover Travers wrote this book meticulously but practically all the plot incident wound up in

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    Many consider it the greatest legal thrillercourtroom drama of all time with strong dissent from fans of Agatha

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    A classicI had heard of this novel most of my life and I finally decided to see what all the fuss was about back in its day I was fascinated by the approach it took to a murder knowing guilt at the outset then truly hopin

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    I randomly picked this up off my grandparent's bookshelf of leather bound Franklin books I have to say that not only did I thoroughly enjoy the well written story but I learned about our legal system than in both my high school and college civics classes combined This will absolutely be a re read

  10. says:

    This classic courtroom drama was made into a blockbuster movie in 1959 starring Jimmy Stewart as the main character defense

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Read ¸ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Robert Traver

Librarian's note An alternate cover edition can be found hereFirst published by St Martin's in 1958 Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number one bestseller in America and was subseuently. A woman is raped at the gates of her neighborhood but her cries for help register too late By the time her husband one Lieutenant Frederic Manion of the US Army realizes what has transpired the rapist has fled for the safety of the local bara bar which he owns Undeterred the Lieutenant enters the bar calmly empties his Luger pistol into the man s chest and leaves to deliver himself into the hands of the closest deputy sheriff Paul Biegler is a former prosecuting attorney with congressional ambitions and a struggling practice While Biegler is a potent lawyer a bombastic rival in town attracts most of the criminal defense work A call from Manion seems like a dread godsend while a victory could establish and spread his reputation a defeat might make him a laughingstock The prosecuting attorney is a man who has already defeated Biegler once at the polls and who has an eye on the same congressional seat as Biegler This seems like a simple case a decorated war hero killed the man who raped his wife But it isn t enough that a jury might sympathize with Manion morally how can he be defended legally The American Bar Association includes the dramatization of this book on their list of 25 Greatest Legal Movies and that list drew my attention to the book in the first place While I ve been reading legal thrillers by John Grisham for the last fifteen years I d never heard of this 1950s era novel Despite the dramatic start Anatomy isn t a thriller it strikes me as a mature novel The author was a practicing attorney and a judge and wrote the novel based on one of his own cases The judge s lifetime of of experience is on full display here talking with the reader through Biegler s conversations with Manion and others about the nature of law itself its uses its shortcomings Anatomy is thus a philosophical novel and I for one found the musing just as provocative as any nonfiction read The trial remains an interesting mystery throughout as there proves to be to the story than a hotel owner deciding to attack Mrs Manion Traver John D Voelker s pen name s best talent lies with dialogue The aforementioned philosophical conversations are fascinating of course but the on going banter between Biegler and his law partner never failed to delight In short Anatomy of a Murder is a richer legal novel than any I ve read and I wish my library carried by the author I also intend on watching the movie but that s a given considering it stars James Stewart Encounters with Rauschenberg uses its shortcomings Anatomy is thus a philosophical novel and I for one found the musing just as provocative as any nonfiction read The trial remains an interesting mystery throughout as there proves to be to the story than a hotel owner deciding to attack Mrs Manion Traver John D Voelker s pen name s best talent lies with dialogue The aforementioned philosophical conversations are fascinating of course but the on going banter between Biegler and his law partner never failed to delight In short Anatomy of a Murder is a richer legal novel than any I ve read and I wish my library carried by the author I also intend on watching the movie but that s a given considering it stars James Stewart

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Turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film It is not only the most popular courtroom drama in American fiction but one of the most popular novels of our timeA gripping tale of deceit murder an. In my opinion the 1958 fictionalized true crime story ANATOMY OF A MURDER is a good book that made a near great movie Note that the publisher even issued a later paperback edition with a movie poster reproduction as its cover Travers wrote this book meticulously but practically all the plot incident wound up in Otto Preminger s eually meticulous 1959 movie with its never before never again cast including Jimmy Stewart Arthur O Connell Lee Remick Ben Gazarra and Eve Arden Unfortunately Travers also surely not the first attorney to do so intrudes extraneous opinion about off topics such as what would happen to his beloved Upper Peninsula if overrun by tourists I m not sorry I read this book but count ANATOMY OF A MURDER on my small list of books that were made into better movies Encounters with Rauschenberg up in Otto Preminger s eually meticulous 1959 movie with its never before never again cast including Jimmy Stewart Arthur O Connell Lee Remick Ben Gazarra and Eve Arden Unfortunately Travers also surely not the first attorney to do so intrudes extraneous opinion about off topics such as what would happen to his beloved Upper Peninsula if overrun by tourists I m not sorry I read this book but count ANATOMY OF A MURDER on my small list of books that were made into better movies

Read ¸ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Î Robert Traver

D a sensational trial Anatomy of a Murder is unmatched in the authenticity of its settings events and characters This new edition should delight both loyal fans of the past and an entire new generation of readers. I randomly picked this up off my grandparent s bookshelf of leather bound Franklin books I have to say that not only did I thoroughly enjoy the well written story but I learned about our legal system than in both my high school and college civics classes combined This will absolutely be a re read