Paper Money

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Penguin, Oct 6, 1987 - Fiction - 272 pages
6 Reviews
An explosive novel of high finance and underworld villainy from Ken Follett, the grand master of international action and suspense.

Crime, high finances, and journalism are interconnected in this early thriller by the author of On Wings of Eagles and Lie Down With Lions. In one suspenseful, action-packed day, fortunes change hands as an ambitious young reporter scrambles to crack the story. A suicidal junior minister, an avaricious tycoon, and a seasoned criminal with his team of tough guys all play their parts in a scheme that moves "paper money" around at a dizzying pace.


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PAPER MONEY

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Like The Modigliani Scandal (US, 1985), this ironic caper-thriller, written under the Zachary Stone pseudonym in 1976, is appearing for the first time in US hardcover. And, though short on emotional ... Read full review

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User Review  - mausergem - LibraryThing

The story is a narrative of one day. A junior minister of the government is blackmailed by a crook who gives the information to a high level con man. The con man uses it to buy an aling company which ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
13
Section 3
19
Section 4
29
Section 5
36
Section 6
45
Section 7
53
Section 8
67
Section 18
143
Section 19
151
Section 20
162
Section 21
168
Section 22
179
Section 23
195
Section 24
203
Section 25
211

Section 9
75
Section 10
81
Section 11
87
Section 12
91
Section 13
101
Section 14
106
Section 15
120
Section 16
136
Section 17
140
Section 26
217
Section 27
225
Section 28
235
Section 29
239
Section 30
247
Section 31
253
Section 32
259
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About the author (1987)

Ken Follett is one of the world’s best-loved authors, selling more than 160 million copies of his thirty books. Follett’s first bestseller was Eye of the Needle, a spy story set in the Second World War. 

In 1989 The Pillars of the Earth was published, and has since become the author's most successful novel. It reached number one on bestseller lists around the world and was an Oprah’s Book Club pick.
 
Its sequel, World Without End, proved equally popular, and the Kingsbridge series has sold 38 million copies worldwide. The third book, A Column of Fire, will be published by Viking in Fall 2017.
 
Follett lives in Hertfordshire, England, with his wife Barbara. Between them they have five children, six grandchildren, and three Labradors. 

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