Michael Connelly interview

By Craig Sisterson In Books

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7th May, 2011
The big challenge with creating a character like Mickey Haller, a low-flying defence lawyer who games the system to advantage his petty criminal clients, is you don’t get the benefit of the doubt with readers, says acclaimed crime writer Michael Connelly. “This is a character who most people would despise. So the challenge was to make them want to ride with him throughout the story.” The story Connelly is talking about, his measured voice coming down the line from his Tampa, Florida, home, is The Lincoln Lawyer, his best-selling 2005 novel that has now been adapted into a ...

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