A Dangerous Fortune

A Dangerous Fortune

eBook - 1993
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The death of a student in 1866 at an English boarding school is the first step on a path of intrigue that will haunt all those involved for the rest of their lives.
Publisher: New York : Island Books, c1993.
ISBN: 9780307756756
0307756750
Characteristics: 1 online resource (398 p.)

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z1 Oct 04, 2016

The book did not capture my attention.

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janwishart
Jul 13, 2016

Could not get into this one

yongfoo Jun 02, 2013

Could not put it down- read the entire book well into the night. Ken Follett's writing skills are just amazing!

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RichardPaul
Mar 02, 2011

A Dangerous Fortune ----
by Ken Follett c - 1993 ----

Intrique/Thriller ----

A real good story ---- hard to leave alone. ----

RichardPaul

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cpurvis
Mar 14, 2010

In 1866, a schoolboy drowns in a mysterious accident. Present are Hugh Pilaster and his older cousin Edward, the dissolute heir to a banking fortune and Micky Miranda, son of a brutal South American landowner. Caught in the ensuing maelstrom are sly matriarch Augusta Pilaster, rich heir Solly Greenbourne and slum girl Maisie Robinson. Micky Miranda uses blackmail and murder to advance his family and threatens the whole British economy.

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