House of Cards

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Harpercollins, Apr 1, 1990 - Fiction - 496 pages
19 Reviews
Francis Urquhart believes his time has come to occupy the Prime Minister's position, and possessing secrets that can destroy his rivals, Urquhart sets out to entrap and betray them. One by one, his powerful opponents drop by the wayside--until only one woman stands in his way.

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I enjoyed the book, but am taken back by the ending. - Goodreads
The plot is slow from the start. - Goodreads
Not to mention the ending. - Goodreads

Review: House of Cards (Francis Urquhart #1)

User Review  - Alison Evans - Goodreads

This is a well written political thriller about the House of Commons, and the scheming Francis Urquhart, who longs to be prime minister, and uses a variety of dirty tricks to try and achieve his ends. The plot gets increasingly preposterous, but is always interesting, and I enjoyed it very much. Read full review

Review: House of Cards (Francis Urquhart #1)

User Review  - Sean Randall - Goodreads

How often can you blame the heir apparent for providing you literature? Not very, I suppose: and yet that is precisely what happened in this instance. The Radio Times produced an article about Charles ... Read full review


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