Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond. Then their gilded world is blown apart. A computer printout identifies the Harlequin et Cie bank as the target of a gigantic takeover. The mastermind is Basil Yanko, a ruthless financial genius whose instruments are fraud, blackmail and terror. As the conflict moves from Zurich to London, New York and Mexico, Harlequin must become a 'villain by necessity'. Can Desmond help his friend save his bank-and his family? A skilfully woven web of fraud, blackmail and murder.' The Sunday Telegraph In a tiny group of best-selling novelists, Morris West qualifies as the brains of the organisation. Time 'The classiest of thrillers. Daily Mirror
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com Ltd ISBN: 9781525256301 Number of pages: 464 Dimensions: 240 x 155 mm Edition: Large type / large print edition
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