Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Marathi
Antal sidor
214
Utgivningsdatum
2018-05-01
Upplaga
5 Revised edition
Förlag
Mehta Publishing House
Illustrationer
Black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
216 x 140 x 12 mm
Vikt
277 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
1:B&W 5.5 x 8.5 in or 216 x 140 mm (Demy 8vo) Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9788171617906

Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less

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FIRST NOVEL WRITTEN BY WORLD-FAMOUS WRITER JEFFERY ARCHER. IT IS BASED ON A TRUE EXPERIENCE IN HIS OWN LIFE. HE INVESTED 10 LAKH DOLLARS IN A CANADIAN COMPANY. LATER HE CAME TO KNOW THAT THE COMPANY WAS BOGUS AND THAT HE HAD LOST ALL HIS MONEY. HE BECOME BANKRUPT AND HAD TO RESIGN FROM POSITION AS MEMBER OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT. INSTEAD OF MOURNING OVER HIS LOSS, HE WROTE A NOVEL BASED ON THE INCIDENT AND IT BECAME A BEST-SELLER! TODAY, JEFFEREY ARCHER IS ONE OF THE WORLD`S BEST KNOWN WRITERS.THE GIST OF THE STORY - THE NOVEL`S MAIN CHARACTER IS HARVEY METCALF, SON OF A POLISH REFUGEE. HE GROWS UP IN NEW YORK AND AS HE STRUGGLES TO EARN MONEY, HE BECOMES A VERY CRAFTY, WILY, DISHONEST PERSON, READY TO COMMIT ANY FRAUD TO BECOME RICH. HE HAS NO REGARD FOR ETHICAL BUSINESS PRACTICES, EARNS A LOT OF MONEY BY ALL SORTS OF TRICKS AND FOUL MEHTODS IN NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE AND BECOMES RICH. AT A LATE AGE, HE MARRIES AND GETS A BEAUTIFUL DAUGHER WHO IS EVERYTHING IN THE WORLD TO HIM. AS TIME GOES BY, HE DEVELOPS TASTES FOR EXPENSIVE HOBBIES. HE STARTS LIKING PAINTINGS BY GREAT ARTISTCS AND COLLECTS THEM, HE LOVES ORCHIDS AND MAKES A GARDEN OF THE MOST EXOTIC ORCHIDS. HIS THIRD HOBBY IS BUYING RACE HORSES AND ATTENDING RACES IN GREAT STYLE. FOURTH HOBBY IS TO WATCH CENTRE COURT WIMBLEDON TENNIS MATCHES. HOWEVER, HIS HABIT OF DOING UNETHICAL BUSINESS CONTINUES. HE FLOATS AN OIL PROSPECTING COMPANY IN ENGLAND, REGISTERED IN CANADA, EMPLOYS DAVID KESKAR, A FRESH BRIGHT HARVARD BUSINESS GRADUATE AS A MANAGER OF THE COMPANY. THIS DAVID KESLAR HAS NO EXPERIENCE, IS NOT VERY BRIGHT BUT IS VERY HARD-WORKING AND KEEN TO SHOW RESULTS ON HIS FIRST JOB. HIS FRIEND FROM HARVARD - STEPHEN BRADLEY, IS TEACHING IN OXFORD, WHOM HE MEETS FOR DINNER. STEPHEN HAS RECENTLY INHERITED A LOT OF MONEY AND IS WONDERING WHERE TO INVEST IT. HE DECIDES TO INVEST 2,50,000 DOLLARS IN PROSPECOIL - DAVID’S COMPANY. DAVID GOES FOR A CHECK-UP TO HARVEY STREET TO DOCTOR ADRIAN TRYLET WHO IS BORED OF HIS HARVEY STREET PRACTICE. WHEN HE HEARS ABOUT PROSPECTA OIL FROM DAVID HE DECIDES TO PUT 3, 50, 000 DOLLARS IN THE COMPANY. DAVID WANTS TO BUY A GOOD PAINTING FOR HIS COMPANY GIVEN FLAT IN LONDON. SO HE GOES TO THE ART-GALLERY OF JEAN PIERE LAMONS - A FRENCHMAN. DAVID TELLS ABOUT PROSPECTA OIL TO HIM ALSO, AND PIERE LAMONS DECIDES TO BUY SHARES WORTH 2, 50, 000- DOLLARS WITH THE OBJECT OF SELLING THEM WHEN THE PRICE GOES UP. DAVID GOES WITH HIS BOSS TO A FAMOUS NIGHT CLUB AND MEETS LORD JAMES BRIGSLY. WHEN DAVID TELLS HIM ABOUT PROSPECTA OIL, HE IS ALSO TEMPTED TO INVEST MONEY IN PROSPECTA OIL. HE KNOWS HIS FATHER WOULD NOT APPROVE OF HIS VENTURE, SO HE MORTAGAGES HIS HUGE LAND AND GETS A LOAN FROM A BANK TO INVEST 3,50,000 DOLLARS. HARVEY HAD PURCHASED SHARES NOT IN HIS NAME, BUT DIFFERENT NAMES, HE SELLS THEM ALL AND MAKES 70 LAKH DOLLARS, HIS NAME HAS NOT APPEARED IN ANY OF THE TRANSACTIONS, THERE IS NO EVIDENCE CONNECTING HIM TO THE COMPANY. ALL PEOPLE WHO HAD BOUGHT THE SHARES, ...
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