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The ballad of a small player

Author: Lawrence Osborne
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Osborne
ISBN: 9780099599685 0099599686
OCLC Number: 910905898
Notes: Originally published: London: Hogarth, 2014.
Awards: Long-listed for The Folio Prize 2015 (UK)
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
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.
Responsibility: Lawrence Osborne.

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`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...

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"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...

 
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