By Walter Jon Williams
Through day Dagmar Shaw orchestrates tremendous video games with hundreds of thousands of gamers spanning continents. via evening, she attempts to overlook the sound of a urban collapsing in flames round her. She attempts to fail to remember the faces of her pals as they died in entrance of her. She attempts to disregard the blood on her personal hands.
But then an previous buddy methods Dagmar with a undertaking. The venture he pitches is so insane and so formidable, she can't very likely say no. yet this new enterprise will lead her from the area of alternate-reality gaming to 1 much more advanced. a global within which the gamers are squaddies and spies and the secret is survival.
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Law and Film. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2001. (Published simultaneously as Vol. 28 No. ) Martini, Steve. The Judge. London: Headline Book Publishing, 1996 (ﬁrst pub. 1995). Matthew, Theobald. Forensic Fables by O. London: Butterworths, 1961. Porsdam, Helle. Legally Speaking: Contemporary American Culture and the Law. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999. 2 LAW AND LITERATURE: LEGAL THRILLERS 37 Posner, Richard A. Law and Literature. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets, and to steal bread’ (Anatole France) (Shapiro and Garry 1998: x–xi). Also from 1998 is William Bernhardt’s Legal Briefs: Stories by Today’s Best Thriller Writers. The contributions to this volume were commissioned by the editor. As nine of the eleven stories have 1998 as their copyright date, and as all eleven authors, including the editor, have legal backgrounds, the anthology may be taken as a fairly good indicator of the concerns in the legal area capable of and worthy of transformation into a narrative ﬁctional environment.
Peopling these pages are lawyers, criminal defendants, litigants, clients, judges, police ofﬁcers, jurors, and witnesses. The selections range topically over criminal law, law enforcement, military justice, international law, civil rights, property, wills and estates, contract, marriage, divorce and custody, abortion, and the legal profession (Shapiro and Garry 1998: viii). The editors do not, unlike Gemmette, categorize texts according to the topics set out above, but, like Adams, include excerpts from larger textual 2 LAW AND LITERATURE: LEGAL THRILLERS 25 wholes, and from non-ﬁction as well.