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Kane and Abel (1979)

by Jeffrey Archer

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Angus and Robertson Top 100 (2006 - 2008) Book #88.
Kane and Abel was an interesting book. Possibly a little depressing at times, but still an enjoyable book to read. It would be a book that I recommend, but possibly down the list from other books. ( )
  amme_mr | May 1, 2015 |
once in a while one gets across a book which is a gem.. dis is one..d story unfolds at such a breakneck pace that i was afraid to keep it down for the sole fear that d story will continue even while i was not reading.. ( )
  abhidd1687 | Mar 26, 2015 |
Absolutely brilliant, why did it take me so long to realise Archers work is so good ? ( )
  Tony2704 | Mar 8, 2015 |
A non-stop captivating ride from page one (no exaggeration). ( )
  aeromaxtran | Sep 17, 2014 |
I only read this because of the hype at the time of publication, and the fact that everyone at work kept raving about it. Wish I hadn't wasted my time, Pure pot-boiling drivel. ( )
  mlfhlibrarian | Nov 11, 2013 |
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William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless polish immigrant-born on the same day near the turn of the century on opposite sides of the world-are brought together by fate and the quest of a dream. Two men - ambitious, powerful, ruthless - are locked in a relentless struggle to build an empire, fueled by their all-consuming hatred. Over sixty years and three generations, through war, marriage, fortune, and disaster, Kane and Abel battle for the success and triumph that only one man can have...

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William Lowell Kane, the son of a Boston millionaire, and Abel Rosnovski, a penniless Polish immigrant, were born on the same day on the opposite sides of the world. The paths of the two men were destined to cross in their ruthless struggle to build a fortune. Rewritten by the author on the 30th anniversary of its first publication.… (more)

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