skip to content
Ballad of a small player. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ballad of a small player.

Author: Lawrence Osborne
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Vintage, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Meet Lord Doyle, although he is not a Lord at all. He is a fake; a corrupt lawyer who has spent a career siphoning money from rich clients. And now he is on the run, determined to spend his last days gambling away the money in the decadent casino halls of Macau.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Osborne
ISBN: 0099599686 9780099599685
OCLC Number: 910905898
Awards: Long-listed for The Folio Prize 2015 (UK)
Contents: Meet Lord Doyle, although he is not a Lord at all. He is a fake; a corrupt lawyer who has spent a career siphoning money from rich clients. And now he is on the run, determined to spend his last days gambling away the money in the decadent casino halls of Macau.

Abstract:

`I waited patiently for the next hand to be played out, and I had a feeling it was going to be a Natural, a perfect nine.'His name is Lord Doyle. But in these shadowy dens of risk and compulsion, in  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A modern Graham Greene.... into this relatively quiet period for British fiction, someone remarkable and unexpected has emerged fully armed with a formidable, masterly grip on the British novel. At Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/910905898> # Ballad of a small player.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "910905898" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3944324724#Place/place_of_publication_not_identified> ; # Place of publication not identified
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3944324724#Topic/british> ; # British
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3944324724#Topic/british_china_hong_kong> ; # British--China--Hong Kong
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3944324724#Place/china_hong_kong> ; # China--Hong Kong.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.92/e23/> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3944324724#Person/osborne_lawrence> ; # Lawrence Osborne
   schema:datePublished "2015" ;
   schema:description "Meet Lord Doyle, although he is not a Lord at all. He is a fake; a corrupt lawyer who has spent a career siphoning money from rich clients. And now he is on the run, determined to spend his last days gambling away the money in the decadent casino halls of Macau."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3944324724> ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Ballad of a small player."@en ;
   schema:productID "910905898" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/910905898#PublicationEvent/place_of_publication_not_identified_vintage_2015> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3944324724#Agent/vintage> ; # Vintage
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780099599685> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/910905898> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3944324724#Person/osborne_lawrence> # Lawrence Osborne
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Osborne" ;
   schema:givenName "Lawrence" ;
   schema:name "Lawrence Osborne" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3944324724#Place/china_hong_kong> # China--Hong Kong.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "China--Hong Kong." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3944324724#Place/place_of_publication_not_identified> # Place of publication not identified
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Place of publication not identified" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3944324724#Topic/british_china_hong_kong> # British--China--Hong Kong
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "British--China--Hong Kong"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780099599685>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0099599686" ;
   schema:isbn "9780099599685" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.