The venerable bank of Tubal & Co is in trouble. It’s not the first time in its 300-year history, but this time will be the last. A sale is under way, and a number of rather important facts need to be kept hidden, especially from any potential buyer. Hundreds of millions of pounds are being diverted - temporarily - to shore it up, masterminded by the bank’s chairman, Julian Trevelyan-Tubal. His aging father Sir Henry would be horrified, but fortunately he is in the early stages of dementia. His letters instruct his son to stick to the time-honoured traditions of the bank, and, indeed, had his son taken his advice the bank might still be solvent.
Great families have all sorts of secrets, though, and this one is no exception.
©2011 Justin Cartwright (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
in the top ten
the title is very fitting for this book and for the times.
A solid book, nicely developed. Kept me interested.
"Topical story really well told and read"
Great book-I couldn't wait to get back to it. I would love to see more of his books on Audible as know other people would enjoy too
"Inspired & talented narration of brilliant book"
What a magnificent narration - all characters & nuances perfected executed, making for a thoroughly enjoyable audio experience of another superb novel by Justin Cartwright.
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