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Stone's fall : a novel

Author: Iain Pears
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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In this dazzling historical mystery, John Stone, financier and arms dealer, dies falling out of a window at his London home. The quest to uncover the truth behind his death plays out against the backdrop of high-stakes international finance, Europe's first great age of espionage, and the start of the twentieth century's arms race.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Pears
ISBN: 9780385522847 0385522843
OCLC Number: 251203669
Description: 594 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Iain Pears.
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Presents the story of John Stone, financier and armaments manufacturer, a man so wealthy that in the years before World War One he was able to manipulate markets, industries and indeed whole  Read more...

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