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A ghost at the door, Michael Dobbs

Label
A ghost at the door
Title
A ghost at the door
Statement of responsibility
Michael Dobbs
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Harry Jones has lost everything, his seat at parliament and his fortune, but he still has Jemma. Focusing on the one thing he has left, he proposes, and his life finally seems to be coming together again. But this exciting new phase in his life opens a Pandora's Box of chaos that belongs firmly in the past. As Harry is forced to confront unanswered questions about his father, who died ten years ago leaving him his fortune, he becomes obsessed with discovering the truth. The investigation travels from arson in Bermuda to a graveyard in Patras, from the High Table at his father's old Oxford College to a pornographer's den. Does Harry know when to stop, or will he end up making himself judge, jury and executioner of those he holds responsible?
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
The Harry Jones series
Series volume
[6]
A ghost at the door, Michael Dobbs
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A ghost at the door, Michael Dobbs
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'Tell me about your father.' Five short, razor-edged words that rip the world of Harry Jones to pieces. He barely knew his father Johnnie and hated what little he did know, yet no man is able to escape the shadows of the past. Harry has already lost almost everything - his seat in parliament, his reputation, his fortune. There is little left apart from his love for the headstrong Jemma, and now he must risk losing her and even his own life to uncover the truth about his dead father. What starts as a gentle enquiry uncovers a trail of murder and guilt-ridden love that dates back to Johnnie's student days. Harry's search leads from a burning house in Bermuda to a graveyard in Greece, from the croquet lawns of his father's Oxford college to the altar of one of Wren's finest London churches. At every turn Harry discovers that the childhood world he thought he knew, was false, along with almost everyone in it. Only when he confronts his own death does he realize that all along he's been used as a pawn in a far larger game
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14960860
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24 cm.
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Extent
474 pages
Isbn
9781471111518
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MH_106897
  • (OCoLC)852807884
  • (AuCNLKIN)000051895619
  • (eLGAR).b27750917

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