Kane and Abel

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St. Martin's Press, Mar 13, 2004 - Fiction - 592 pages
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William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless polish immigrant-born on the same day near the turn of the century on opposite sides of the world-are brought together by fate and the quest of a dream. Two men - ambitious, powerful, ruthless - are locked in a relentless struggle to build an empire, fueled by their all-consuming hatred. Over sixty years and three generations, through war, marriage, fortune, and disaster, Kane and Abel battle for the success and triumph that only one man can have...

 

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User Review  - bevok - LibraryThing

Very well read audiobook. Quite an interesting story in the usual Archer guise of a (or in this case a pair of) life story. A bit contrived and predictable but enjoyable nonetheless and I must admit I had a tear in my eye at the end - this may have been due to the excellent Audible performance. Read full review

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User Review  - jenn88 - LibraryThing

I loved this book!! William Kane was born into a wealthy family in Boston. Abel Rosnovski was born into Polish poverty. Both men face setbacks that harden them into determined men who will stop at nothing to succeed. Read full review

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Jeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University. He became the youngest member of the House of Commons in 1969, was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party in 1985, and was elevated to the House of Lords in 1992. All of his novels and short story collections - including Kane and Abel, Honor Among Thieves, and To Cut a Long Story Short - have been international bestsellers, selling over 120 million copies worldwide. Archer is married with two children and lives in England.

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