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The Man Who Bought London - ebook/epub

The Man Who Bought London - ebook/epub
The Man Who Bought London - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace-20%
Ventigo Media
Fleeing unfavorable regulation at home, American millionaire King Kerry and other American robber barons begin buying up London real estate and important London-based businesses, much to the dismay of their competitors and the people of the city. As his empire expands, Kerry is bedeviled by a mysterious enemy troubled by a dark secret from a past romance. Along the way we meet some good, honest people whom he brings into the fold and assists them to a better life, while dealing admirably with the criminals and near-criminals who are attracted to his money. The Man who bought London was written in the year 1915 by Edgar Wallace. This book is one of the most popular novels of Edgar Wallace, and has been translated into several other languages around the world.
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