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Sons of Fortune

United in their rivalry, Sons of Fortune is the classic tale of two brothers engaged in a power struggle from international bestselling author, Jeffrey Archer.In the late 1940s in Hartford, Connecticut a set of twins is parted at birth. Nat Cartwright goes home with his parents, a schoolteacher and an insurance salesman. But his twin brother is to begin his days as Fletcher Andrew Davenport, the only son of a multi-millionaire and his society wife. During the years that follow, the two brothers grow up unaware of each other's existence. Nat leaves college at the University of Connecticut to serve in Vietnam. He returns a war hero, he finishes school and becomes a successful banker. Fletcher, meanwhile, has graduated from Yale University and distinguishes himself as a criminal defence lawyer before he is elected to the Senate. Even when Nat and Fletcher fall in love with the same girl they still don't meet. They continue on their separate paths until one has to defend the other for a murder he did not commit. But the final confrontation comes when Nat and Fletcher are selected to stand against each other for governor of the state. 'There's a touch of the magician about Jeffrey Archer' Mail on Sunday
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"Archer provides a fine read with a keen sense of the good and the bad in people and the importance of kinship...[he] masterfully creates a great villian in Elliot, who jumps off the pages in all of his vengeful and shady glamour" -- "Los Angeles Times""One of the top ten storytellers in the world." -"Los Angeles Times""A master at mixing power, politics, and profit into fiction." -"Entertainment Weekly""Archer is a master entertainer." -"Time""Archer plots with skill, and keeps you turning the pages." -"The Boston Globe""Cunning plots, silken style...Archer plays a cat-and-mouse game with the reader." -"The New York Times""A storyteller in the class of Alexandre Dumas...unsurpassed skill...making the reader wonder intensely what will happen next." -"The Washington Post"
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Seitenzahl 608, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 21.08.2009
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9780330514217
Verlag Pan Macmillan
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