The Hopeless Life Of Charlie Summers

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'Torday is one of the most original voices in modern fiction' LONDON METRO 'This hugely likeable book subtly highlights the surprising parallells between obvious con men and the rest of us who just want to make a fast buck.' -- Elizabeth Buchan SUNDAY TIMES 'A lively credit crunch satire...This debonair and elegantly written farce borrows from Wodehouse and Sharpe.' -- Emma Hagestadt INDEPENDENT 'A humorous and nuanced read' SUNDAY BUSINESS POST, Ireland 'Dog food, stately homes, gullible rich widows and a hostage crisis all combine a tragicomical contemporary morality tale packed with wit, pathos and sharp class observation.' -- Wendy Holden DAILY MAIL 'Poignant, funny, brilliantly-crafted, an outstanding story for our time.' TELEGRAPH & ARGUS

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A modern A TALE OF TWO CITIES by the bestselling author of SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN.

Hector Chetwode-Talbot, Eck to his friends, has left the army and is slightly at a loss as to what to do next, when he is approached by an old army pal, Bilbo Mountwilliam. Bilbo runs an investment fund company and business is booming. Bilbo persuades Eck to join the company as a 'greeter' for moneyed clients. All Eck has to do is supply the contacts with entertainment and large G&Ts and then the fund managers will do the rest.

Soon Eck is able to buy himself a luxury sports car and decadent flat. It is on a golfing trip to France that Eck first meets Charlie Summers, a fly-by-night entrepreneur whose latest scheme is to import Japanese dog food into the UK.

Soon Charlie lands on Eck's doorstep with his suitcase, intent on staying and relaunching his dog food business in the area. But with the financial crash looming, Eck begins to ask himself if they are so very different...

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Descripción Orion Publishing Co, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A modern A TALE OF TWO CITIES by the bestselling author of SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN. Hector Chetwode-Talbot, Eck to his friends, has left the army and is slightly at a loss as to what to do next, when he is approached by an old army pal, Bilbo Mountwilliam. Bilbo runs an investment fund company and business is booming. Bilbo persuades Eck to join the company as a greeter for moneyed clients. All Eck has to do is supply the contacts with entertainment and large GTs and then the fund managers will do the rest. Soon Eck is able to buy himself a luxury sports car and decadent flat. It is on a golfing trip to France that Eck first meets Charlie Summers, a fly-by-night entrepreneur whose latest scheme is to import Japanese dog food into the UK. Soon Charlie lands on Eck s doorstep with his suitcase, intent on staying and relaunching his dog food business in the area. But with the financial crash looming, Eck begins to ask himself if they are so very different. Nº de ref. de la librería AA29780753823415

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