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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Orion Pub Co
Publication date February 6, 2003
Pages 720
Binding Paperback
Edition New
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780752848419
ISBN-10 0752848410
Dimensions 2 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 1.06 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $14.10
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
This is an epic of love, money, power and revenge.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: On a luxurious Balinese island, the charismatic tycoon Marcus Brand entertains his six godchildren. By the end of the weekend, secrets will be revealed that will change everybody's life, a climax to the web of lies and betrayals spun over the course of thirty years. The godchildren are Charlie - the aristocratic Old Etonian, who's fascinated and enthralled by Marcus's wealth and who devotes his life to securing an inheritance; Mary - the daughter of one of Marcus's business colleagues, her life is blighted by tragedy; Jamie - feckless but utterly charming, he drifts from one job to another, crossing Marcus's path just once too often for comfort; Saffron - delicate and sensitive as well as stunningly beautiful, she is unaware of her power over men ...and of Marcus's power over her; Abigail - insecure and gauche, she blames Marcus for the disaster of her life; and Stuart - the working-class son of Marcus's dead chauffeur, he is torn between admiration and hatred for his supremely successful, capitalist godfather...

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780312382582
 
from Thomas Dunne Books (September 2, 2008)
9780312382582 | details & prices | 551 pages | 6.25 × 9.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.84 lbs | List price $25.95
About: All the godchildren, looking back on that fateful dinner, remembered it in the same way:  the vacant wooden throne at the head of the table, the huge array of wine glasses and water glasses that were always a feature of dining at any of Marcus’ houses, the sense of expectation and dread that hung over them like a cloud of mustard gas.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780752848419
 
Reprint edition from Griffin (September 15, 2009)
9780312604820 | details & prices | 551 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $29.99
The price comparison is for this edition
New edition from Orion Pub Co (February 6, 2003)
9780752848419 | details & prices | 720 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 2.00 in. | 1.06 lbs | List price $14.10
About: This is an epic of love, money, power and revenge.
Miscellaneous
1 edition from Thomas Dunne Books (April 1, 2010)
9781429986335 | details & prices | 560 pages | List price $9.99

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