A fast-paced, suspenseful, and engaging legal thriller, Presumed Innocent hooks you from the start and doesn’t let go until the final pages have been read. I was mesmerized by author Scott Turow’s ability to turn what could have been rote courtroom procedure into page-turning, edge-of-your-chair drama that kept me wanting to know how things would conclude.
I knew of Turow from watching the Apple TV+ series Defending Jacob, adapted from his novel of the same title.
I just discovered that Presumed Innocent was also adapted into a film in 1990 starring Harrison Ford. While I will check out the film adaptation next, I highly recommend reading the novel first. It is an excellent and gripping read.