The Firm by John Grisham book summary
|CHAPTER TWENTY ONE
|After the excitement and unpredictability of the last few chapters, Mitch’s routine returns to normal resulting in him being forced to eat his lunch where, on most days?
|At his desk.
|Why did Abby now move silently around her own home and constantly feel violated?
|She knew that she was being monitored by the surveillance equipment which she now knew was installed throughout her house.
|When Mitch discovers an envelope with the words “Photographs – Do not bend” written on it, we are told that his “heart returned with the fury of a jackhammer”. What do you think that this phrase means?
|His heart started beating very hard.
|Devasher and Locke have very different jobs to perform at the Firm. How do they feel about each other?
|We are told that “The two men hated each other, and made no attempt to be cordial”.
|In view of the circumstances surrounding Mitch’s contact with the FBI, we discover that “Lazarov has put a freeze on hiring”. What do you think that this means?
|It means that the Firm have temporarily stopped hiring new employees.
|Lazarov wants to as much influence as possible over McDeere. What does he order DeVasher to do to get even more ‘leverage’?
|Lazarov wants Abby to get pregnant. She is currently ‘on the pill’ which is a chemical contraceptive. DeVasher thus plans to break into their house and replace the real medication with placebos, fake pills which will not prevent pregnancy.