Author: Tobias Hill
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Pub Date: 01/07/2004
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571218370
Availability: In stock
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Quick overview John Law is a man full of secrets. People call him the Cryptographer, or the Codebreaker. He is mysterious and charming, the world's first quadrillionaire. When tax inspector Anna Moore is assigned Law as a new client, her first task is to discover just what he is trying to hide.
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'People like to think that money and love are opposites. Anna Moore, tax inspector A2 Grade, has come to be less sure ...' Anna is assigned to investigate John Law, code maker, code breaker and the world's first quadrillionaire. What follows is a lesson in generosity and greed, and a powerful discovery of love. 'One of the two or three most original and interesting young novelists working in Britain today.' A. S. Byatt, Guardian "Engage, and you're hooked ...Hill is that rarity, a novelist who gets better with every book. He makes reading a joy.' Tom Adair, Scotsman 'An intelligent, brooding novel that lingers in the mind.' Stephanie Cross, Daily Mail

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