Head of a prestigious European bank, George Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond. But when an envious corporate raider frames Harlequin for murder, no deed is too dirty if it will save Harlequin's reputation, his bank and his life.
"In a tiny group of best-selling novelists, Morris West qualifies as the brains of the organization."
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Paul Desmond and his friend George Harlequin are forced by fraud, blackmail and terror to face some brutal facts of life. A story based on known facts about the world of finance, security and terrorism which moves from Zurich, Hamburg and London to Washington, New York and Mexico.About the Author:
Morris West, an Australian by birth, has lived in Italy, Austria, England, and the east and west coasts of the United States. He has written 26 novels, as well as screenplays, radio dramas, and works for the stage. His novels have been translated into 27 languages and have sold more than 60 million copies.
He was awarded the National Brotherhood Award by the National Council of Christians and Jews, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the Royal Society of Literature Heinemann Award. His novel, The Devil's Advocate, was nominated for the National Book Award. Among a long list of honors, West has been awarded the Order of Australia, and doctorates in literature and letters from the universities of Santa Clara and New York and from Australian National University.
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Book Description Collins, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0002213311