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A Dangerous Fortune - Ken Follett
A Dangerous Fortune
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In 1866, tragedy strikes at the  exclusive Windfield School. A young student drowns  in a mysterious accident involving a small circle  of boys. The drowning and its aftermath initiates a  spiraling circle of treachery that will span three  decades and entwine many loves... From the  exclusive... show more
In 1866, tragedy strikes at the  exclusive Windfield School. A young student drowns  in a mysterious accident involving a small circle  of boys. The drowning and its aftermath initiates a  spiraling circle of treachery that will span three  decades and entwine many loves... From the  exclusive men's club and brothels that cater to every  dark desire of London's upper classes to the dazzling  ballrooms and mahogany-paneled suites of the  manipulators of the world's wealth, Ken Follett  conjures up a stunning array of contrasts. This  breathtaking novel portrays a family splintered by lust,  bound by a shared legacy... men and women swept  toward a perilous climax where greed, fed by the  shocking truth of a boy's death, must be stopped, or  not just one man's dreams, but those of a nation,  will die...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780440217497 (0440217490)
ASIN: 440217490
Publisher: Dell / Random House
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
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ankitagrawal
ankitagrawal rated it
Copied from a testimonial:"Good thrillers are like elegant geometrical proofs. Their drama lies not in their ultimate outcome but in their method. Though we know that the good guys will eventually triumph, we don't know how; a good thriller should keep us guessing until the last page. Ken Follett do...
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it
0.0 A Dangerous Fortune
*2015 reading challenge* A book from an author you love that you haven't read yetWell, yes, I certainly DO love Ken Follett...
lana321
lana321 rated it
Ken Follett delivers another masterpiece of historical fiction. This book takes us to 19th century England amid the intrigues and scandals of an elite banking family and the people in their midst. It opens with a scene where a group of boys are swimming and having fun when one of them ends up dead...
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