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House of Cards

Dobbs, Michael (Book - 2014)
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House of Cards
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Francis Urquhart is Chief Whip and he has his hands on every secret in politics and is willing to betray them all to become Prime Minister. Mattie Storin is a tenacious young political correspondent. She faces the biggest challenge of her life when she stumbles upon a scandalous web of intrigue and financial corruption at the very highest levels. She is determined to reveal the truth, but she must risk everything to do so.
Authors: Dobbs, Michael, 1948-
Title: House of cards
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois :, Sourcebooks Landmark, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc.,, [2014]
Characteristics: 391 pages ;,22 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Notes: Includes a new afterword by author (page 389-391).
Originally published in 1989 in the United Kingdom by Collins, an imprint of HarperCollins.
"The story that inspired the hit Netflix series"--Cover.
Summary: Francis Urquhart is Chief Whip and he has his hands on every secret in politics and is willing to betray them all to become Prime Minister. Mattie Storin is a tenacious young political correspondent. She faces the biggest challenge of her life when she stumbles upon a scandalous web of intrigue and financial corruption at the very highest levels. She is determined to reveal the truth, but she must risk everything to do so.
Local Note: 53 57 118 224 242 250
EU : 2014-03-18
ISBN: 1492606618
9781492606611
Statement of Responsibility: Michael Dobbs
Subject Headings: Great Britain Politics and government 20th century Fiction. Political corruption Great Britain Fiction. Journalists Great Britain Fiction. Politicians Great Britain Fiction.
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction.
Political fiction.
Topical Term: Political corruption
Journalists
Politicians
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Jul 17, 2012
  • thegreatmagnet rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Worth a read if you're a fan of the BBC miniseries, however in my opinion this is a rare example of the film version being superior to the book.

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