skip to content
Stone's fall Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Stone's fall

Author: Iain Pears
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
After financier and arms dealer John Stone dies falling out of a window at his London home, a quest begins to uncover the truth behind his death, played out against the backdrop of high-stakes international finance and an arms race.
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
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Pears
ISBN: 9780099516170 0099516179
OCLC Number: 520705449
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2009.
Description: 597 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Iain Pears.

Abstract:

A novel that tells 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  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"I cannot remember enjoying a book as much as Stone's Fall" -- Malcolm Gladwell Observer "The assurance and invention with which the novel is written are alike remarkable. Utterly absorbing and a 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/520705449> # Stone's fall
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "520705449" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/846463> ; # Capitalists and financiers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/145383307#Place/europe> ; # Europe
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.914/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/145383307#Topic/arms_transfers_europe_history> ; # Arms transfers--Europe--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> ; # Europe.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/145383307#Event/1871_1918> ; # 1871-1918
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/814943> ; # Arms transfers
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/145383307#Topic/capitalists_and_financiers> ; # Capitalists and financiers
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/145383307#Person/pears_iain> ; # Iain Pears
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "After financier and arms dealer John Stone dies falling out of a window at his London home, a quest begins to uncover the truth behind his death, played out against the backdrop of high-stakes international finance and an arms race."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/145383307> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Stone's fall"@en ;
    schema:productID "520705449" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/520705449#PublicationEvent/london_vintage_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/145383307#Agent/vintage> ; # Vintage
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780099516170> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB027384> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/520705449> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/145383307#Person/pears_iain> # Iain Pears
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Pears" ;
    schema:givenName "Iain" ;
    schema:name "Iain Pears" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> # Europe.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Europe." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/814943> # Arms transfers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Arms transfers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/846463> # Capitalists and financiers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Capitalists and financiers"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780099516170>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0099516179" ;
    schema:isbn "9780099516170" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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