A Ladder to the Sky

A Ladder to the Sky

A Novel

Book - 2018
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Aspiring writer Maurice Swift, whose desire for fame exceeds his talent, uses a chance meeting with celebrated novelist Erich Ackermann in a West Berlin hotel in 1988 to obtain secrets about Ackermann's wartime activities, which becomes material for his first novel. Once Maurice has had a taste of literary fame, he knows he can stop at nothing in pursuit of that high. Moving from the Amalfi Coast, where he matches wits with Gore Vidal, to Manhattan and London, Maurice hones his talent for deceit and manipulation, preying on the talented and vulnerable in his cold-blooded climb to the top. But the higher he climbs, the further he has to fall.
Publisher: London ; New York : Hogarth, [2018]
Edition: First United States edition
ISBN: 9781984823014
1984823019
9781984823038
Characteristics: 362 pages ; 25 cm
Call Number: BOYNE, J

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DCLadults Jan 25, 2017

Reads like a thriller. Meet Maurice Swift handsome and hungry for fame. He has no talent but he's good at finding others' stories and making them his own. Talent, deceit and manipulating others all the way to the top.

Contemporary; literary. Releasing November 13th!


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