A Conspiracy of Paper: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

A Conspiracy of Paper: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

David Liss


Benjamin Weaver, a Jew and an ex-boxer, is an interloper in eighteenth-century London, monitoring down borrowers and felons for aristocratic consumers. The son of a filthy rich inventory dealer, he lives estranged from his family—until he's requested to enquire his father’s surprising dying. hence Weaver descends into the misleading international of the English inventory jobbers, gliding among espresso homes and gaming homes, drawing rooms and bordellos. The extra Weaver uncovers, the darker the reality turns into, till he realizes that he's following too heavily in his father’s footsteps—and they simply could lead him to his personal grave. a charming old mystery, A Conspiracy of Paper will go away readers puzzling over simply how a lot has replaced within the inventory industry within the final 300 years. . . .

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