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The Fear Index

The Fear Index

Author: Robert Harris
$19.95 (AUD)  inc GST
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Description
Meet Alex Hoffmann: among the secretive inner circle of the ultra-rich, he is something of a legend. Based in Geneva, he has developed a revolutionary system that has the power to manipulate financial markets. Generating billions of dollars, it is a system that thrives on panic - and feeds on fear. And then, in the early hours of one morning, while he lies asleep, a sinister intruder breaches the elaborate security of his lakeside home. So begins a waking nightmare of paranoia and violence as Hoffmann attempts - with increasing desperation - to discover who is trying to destroy him - before it's too late ...
Promotion info

The time has come to make a killing. The gripping new race-against-time thriller by the bestselling author of The Ghost.

Awards

Shortlisted for Galaxy National Book Awards: Thriller & Crime Novel of the Year in association with ibookstore 2011.

Author description

Robert Harris has written seven previous novels - Fatherland, Enigma, Archangel, Pompeii, Imperium, The Ghost and Lustrum. His work has been translated into thirty-seven languages. For his collaboration with Roman Polanski on the film version of The Ghost, he won both the French Cesar and the European Film Awards for best adapted screenplay. A graduate of Cambridge University, where he studied English, he joined the BBC and later wrote for the Observer, the Sunday Times and the Daily Telegraph. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He is married to Gill Hornby. They have four children and live in a village near Hungerford in West Berkshire.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780099553267
  • : Cornerstone
  • : Arrow Books Ltd
  • : May 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 400
  • : 823.92
  • : Paperback
  • : Robert Harris

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