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Absolute Scandal, an (2007) [Novel]
by Penny Vincenzi Rating: Weighted - 8.6 / Average - 9.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

What do you do when you lose everything? How do you cope when all that you have is under threat: your home, your livelihood, those you love best?

This is the story of the last days of the glittering eighties and a devastating financial scandal that beset thousands of people when boom turned to bust.

For Nigel Cowper, it is terrifying. But he is sure of one thing; his beloved wife, Lucinda, the archetypal Sloane Ranger, devoted to her husband, happy with her lot. But Lucinda's about to do something wholly unexpected. She's about to have an affair.

For Simon Beaumont, it seems unbearable. Charismatic, powerful and rich, he suddenly faces a totally bleak future. His wife, career superwoman Elizabeth, still loves him, but can she forgive him for the hurt he's inflicted on her?

To Flora Fielding, it appears outrageous. Eccentric, beautiful, immensely courageous, she stares defeat down. But she has problems in her family; her son Richard seems intent on wrecking his marriage; and her daughter-in-law, Debbie, longs to be free.

To Joel Strickland, financial journalist, it is simply a great story: one that would lead him to a wonderful love affair.

But within a year someone will be dead. Who? And why?

Original title: An Absolute Scandal


Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense
FictionGeneral FictionRich & Famous

Edition #1: An Absolute Scandal

An Absolute Scandal (2007)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Penny Vincenzi dazzlingly combines the old-fashioned virtues of gripping storytelling with the up-to-the-minute contemporary feel for emotional depth and insight...Reading her is an addictive experience." Elizabeth Buchan
  • "Deliciously readable. Penny Vincenzi's novels are rollicking contemporary fantasies." Mail on Sunday
  • "The literary equivalent of a huge box of beautiful hand-made chocolate truffles, a total indulgence." Ideal Home
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An Absolute Scandal (2007)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing
ISBN: 9780755320844
Pages: 756

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