Paper Money: A Novel

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Penguin, Oct 6, 1987 - Fiction - 240 pages
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An explosive novel of high finance and underworld villainy from Ken Follett, the grand master of international action and suspense. Look out for Ken's newest book, A Column of Fire, available now.

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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User Review  - Eyejaybee - LibraryThing

Although he has been immensely successful, I always have struggled with Ken Follett. I do remember having enjoyed 'The Key to Rebecca', though that was thirty-five years ago while I was still at ... Read full review

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User Review  - KateVane - LibraryThing

I’ve enjoyed a few of Ken Follett’s thrillers but what’s stopped me from loving them is his characters. You always know from the start who’s good and who’s bad, which side you’re supposed to be on ... Read full review

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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 sequels, World Without End and A Column of Fire, proved equally popular, and the Kingsbridge series has sold 38 million copies worldwide.
 
Follett lives in Hertfordshire, England, with his wife Barbara. Between them they have five children, six grandchildren, and three Labradors. 

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