A Dangerous Fortune
Ken Follett
Price  399.00
A shocking secret behind a young boy's death leads to three generations of treachery in this breathtaking saga of love, power and revenge, set amid the wealth and decadence of Victorian England . . .
By the 1860s, the Pilasters are one of the world's greatest banking families, with connections that reach from the City of London to far-afield colonies. However, as the family grow ever richer in the shadow of oppression and tragedy, their very future is threatened - by the self-same ambition and greed that first earned them their fortune. 'A full-blooded melodrama, complete with moustache-twirling villains, saintly heroes, wronged women, and a lot of plot' Irish Times 'Banks, brothels, and a high body count . . . it's all there' Financial Times 'A compulsively readable, enjoyable thriller-cum-saga' Sunday Times
ISBN 9780330544429Category FictionSubcategory Adventure & Thriller
Publisher Pan Macmillan UKImprint PanPublished 03/06/2011
Format 198 x 126Binding PaperbackPage extent 608
author note
Ken Follett was only twenty-seven when he wrote the award-winning Eye of... »
 
 
 
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