The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

I would like to read The Rooster Bar the latest exciting legal Thriller by John Grisham. The novel was inspired by an article of investigative journalism about student lending in the US. It features Law students named Mark, Todd and Zola who wanted to change the world – to make it a better place. But these days these three disillusioned friends spend a lot of time hanging out in The Rooster Bar, the place where Todd serves drinks. As third-year students, they realise they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs.

They then learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specialising in student loans, and the three of them realise they have been caught up in The Great Law School Scam. So they begin plotting a way out. Maybe there’s a way to escape their crushing debt, expose the bank and the scam, and make a few bucks in the process. But to do so, they have to leave law school, pretend they are qualified and go into battle with a billionaire and the FBI . .

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