House of Cards

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Harper Paperbacks, 1990 - Fiction - 486 pages
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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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User Review  - myownwoman - LibraryThing

And so begins an epic effort to get underneath the pile of reviews that I have to get off my desk before I read any more - thus adding to the pile I am already drowning under. I have 5 or 6 of these ... Read full review

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User Review  - PhilipJHunt - LibraryThing

I had read Michael Dobbs series on Winston Churchill and enjoyed them very much. Coincidentally, I had recently watched the US remake of 'House of Cards'. Perhaps it was time to read the original ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Born in 1948 Michael Dobb was Chief of Staff and later Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party. He has a doctorate in nuclear defense studies. Dobbs has also been Deputy Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, he presented the BBC TV current affairs program Despatch Box and was a columnist for The Mail on Sunday. Dobbs recently penned the hugely acclaimed theatre play, 'The Turning Point'. He is also the author of the Harry Jones Thrillers, Churchill Novels, and the Parliamentary Novels Series. The immensely popular Netflix series House of Cards is based on book 1 of the Parliamentary Novels by the same name. Michael became Lord Dobbs of Wylye in December 2010 after a long career in and around politics.

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