The Resource Marley : a novel, Jon Clinch

Marley : a novel, Jon Clinch

Label
Marley : a novel
Title
Marley
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jon Clinch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jacob Marley, business partner to Ebenezer Scrooge, is a rapacious and cunning boy who grows up to be a forger, a scoundrel, and the man who will be both the making and the undoing of Scrooge. They meet as youths in the gloomy confines of Professor Drabb's Academy for Boys, where Marley begins their twisted friendship by initiating the innocent Scrooge into the gentle art of extortion. Years later, in the dank heart of London, their shared ambition manifests itself in a fledgling shipping empire. Between Marley's genius for deception and Scrooge's brilliance with numbers, they amass a considerable fortune of dubious legality, all rooted in a pitiless commitment to the soon-to-be-outlawed slave trade. As Marley toys with the affections of Scrooge's sister, Fan, Scrooge falls under the spell of Fan's best friend, Belle Fairchild. Now, for the first time, Scrooge and Marley find themselves at cross-purposes. With their business interests inextricably bound together and instincts for secrecy and greed bred in their very bones, the two men engage in a shadowy war of deception, false identities, forged documents, theft, and cold-blooded murder. Marley and Scrooge are destined to clash in an unforgettable reckoning which will echo into the future and set the stage for Marley's ghostly return
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Clinch, Jon
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Dickens, Charles
  • Scrooge, Ebenezer
  • Marley, Jacob
  • Friendship
  • Betrayal
  • Extortion
  • Slavery
  • Slave trade
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • London (England)
  • England
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Marley : a novel, Jon Clinch
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781982129705
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 504323
  • (HPL)357643
  • 504323
Label
Marley : a novel, Jon Clinch
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781982129705
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 504323
  • (HPL)357643
  • 504323

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