Book Review of Playing For Pizza

Playing For Pizza
Playing For Pizza
Author: John Grisham
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 11


Football, Italy, and lack of a plotline - this can't be a John Grisham novel. "Playing for Pizza" is a disappointing departure from his usual well-written legal dramas. There were many personal relationships and sub-plots that could have been developed in this story, but weren't.

The book might be interesting to people who enjoy the blow-by-blow details of a football game, but did not hold my attention. I found myself skipping pages at a time, as he described football plays in excruciating detail. I'm very disappointed.