Martin Fillmore Clark




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Martin Fillmore Clark

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Martin Clark is a Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Davidson College and a 1984 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law. In 1992 he was appointed as a juvenile and domestic relations district court judge for the Twenty-first Judicial Circuit and currently serves as a circuit court judge for the Virginia counties of Patrick and Henry and the city of Martinsville, Virginia, a job he has held since 1995. Martin's first novel, The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living, was a New York Times Notable Book for the year 2000, a Book-of-the-Month Club selection, a finalist for the Stephen Crane First Fiction Award and appeared on several best-seller lists. The New York Times Magazine called Many Aspects "arguably the funniest legal thr ...more


Average rating: 3.55 · 1,204 ratings · 253 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The Many Aspects of Mobile ...
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 467 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
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The Legal Limit
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 410 ratings — published 2008 — 10 editions
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Plain Heathen Mischief
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 216 ratings — published 2004 — 6 editions
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The Jezebel Remedy
3.36 of 5 stars 3.36 avg rating — 128 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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The Jezebel Remedy by Martin Fillmore Clark
"This guy, Martin Fillmore Clark, is one of my very favorite writers. I'm a retired lawyer and often find it difficult or exasperating to read novels featuring lawyers and legal situations when written by those who never practiced law -- they get t..." Read more of this review »
The Jezebel Remedy by Martin Fillmore Clark
"This isn't the kind of book I usually pick up, but I enjoyed its clever dialogue and unique approach to the legal thriller genre. Martin Clark has a razor-sharp wit and a gift for fashioning quirky characters and building suspense without resortin..." Read more of this review »
The Jezebel Remedy by Martin Fillmore Clark
"Excellent read; several cuts above the normal legal thriller. But don't go into this expecting secret agents and made-up courtroom scenes. This is written to be very real and accurate, and the characters are fleshed out. The plot is clever and the..." Read more of this review »
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Crow Fair by Thomas McGuane
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The Last Good Kiss by James Crumley
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“When you really want something, when you lust, seek, desire, await, anticipate or expect, when you sit in front of the TV after the late news twirling a plastic spoon in a bowl of lukewarm skim milk and saturated puffs of Special K, praying for nine or so hours to pass so that you can check the morning mail to see if the college accepted, the one-night stand wrote, the tax refund arrived or Publisher's Clearing House made you the winner of a dream house in Wisconsin, when you're really looking forward to something, that's when Fortuna dispatches a couple of her handmaidens to drop a load of shit on you.”
Martin Fillmore Clark, The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living: A Novel

“(Mason) took a swig of his drink and shuddered. 'Whoa - little too strong there bartender.' He scrunched his face. 'Oh shit, I am the bartender.”
Martin Fillmore Clark, The Legal Limit

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