A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett

A Dangerous Fortune

by Ken Follett

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In 1866, tragedy strikes the exclusive Windfield School when a young student drowns in a mysterious accident. His death and its aftermath initiate a spiraling circle of treachery that will span three decades and entwine many lives. From the exclusive men's clubs and brothels that cater to every dark desire of London's upper class to the dazzling ballrooms and mahogany-paneled suites of the manipulators of the world's wealth, one family is splintered by a shared legacy. But greed, fed by the shocking truth of a boy's death, must be stopped, or the dreams of a nation will die. Praise for A Dangerous Fortune "A terrific page-turner." -- Los Angeles Times "Political and amorous intrigues, cold-blooded murder, and financial crises . . . old-fashioned entertainment." -- San Francisco Chronicle "Breathlessly plotted . . . relentlessly suspenseful." -- The New York Times "Gripping, complex plot . . . sexual intrigue . . . fascinating characters . . . You won't be able to put down this exciting page-turner." -- Lexington Herald-Leader

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Weight: 0.65 lbs

ISBN-10: 0440217490

ISBN-13: 9780440217497

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Used - Acceptable (1 available) Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside.

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