Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less
The conned: an Oxford don, a revered society physician, a chic French art dealer, and a charming English lord. They have one thing in common. Overnight, each novice investor lost his life's fortune to one man. The con: Harvey Metcalfe. A brilliant, self-made guru of deceit. A very dangerous... show more
The conned: an Oxford don, a revered society physician, a chic French art dealer, and a charming English lord. They have one thing in common. Overnight, each novice investor lost his life's fortune to one man. The con: Harvey Metcalfe. A brilliant, self-made guru of deceit. A very dangerous individual. And now, a hunted man. With nothing left to lose four strangers are about to come together-each expert in their own field. Their plan: find Harvey, shadow him, trap him, and penny-for-penny, destroy him. From the luxurious casinos of Monte Carlo to the high-stakes windows at Ascot to the bustling streets of Wall Street to fashionable London galleries, their own ingenious game has begun. It's called revenge-and they were taught by a master
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: May 16th 2004
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 305
Edition language: English
Jeffrey Archer’s inaugural work of fiction, first published in 1976, is reminiscent of the ‘Mission Impossible’ television series, where every undertaking is carried out covertly and using old-school methods, which range from detailed bait-and-switch to cavalierly winging it. This made it incredibly...
Just as enjoyable as when I first read it over 30 years ago. I have always thought that Archer is a master storyteller. Four stars!! Maybe even 4 and half...
Przeczytałem w życiu jedną książkę Jeffreya Archera. To było "Co do grosza". Kupiłem ją po wysłuchaniu kilku odcinków czytanych w trójce. Było to prawdopodobnie w czasach kiedy, cytując Sokoła "Michael był murzynem". Wziąłem teraz do ręki ten pierwszy tom cyklu pod tytułem "Kroniki Clifftonów". Lubi...
Of all the Jeffrey Archer books I have read, I have liked this one the least. The reason is simply because this was not a typical Jeffrey Archer book. Jeffrey Archer in his own words loves to write simple novels, simple fiction for everybody to read and understand. It doesn't necessarily appeal to p...