Pride and Avarice

Pride and Avarice

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Gazing from his magnificent Chawbury Manor, Miles Straker has it all. But when noveau riche Ross Clegg buys and builds on the land adjoining his country estate, ruining his perfect view, Miles is irate. Even worse, Ross is quickly taken up by the country gentry, who admire his success and his down-to-earth manners. But Miles is a dangerous enemy and he vows to take the Clegg empire apart piece by piece.

McMillan Palgrave
Hailed by The New Yorker as “wickedly enjoyable,” Nicholas Coleridge’s newest novel is a sharp comedy of manners about two powerful men engaged in a bitter rivalry. Their feud rages from the boardroom to the bedroom as old money takes on the new

Gazing from his magnificent Chawbury Manor, Miles Straker has it all. But when noveau riche Ross Clegg buys and builds on the land adjoining his country estate, ruining his perfect view, Miles is irate. Even worse, Ross is quickly taken up by the country gentry, who admire his success and his down-to-earth manners. But Miles is a dangerous enemy and he vows to take the Clegg empire apart piece by piece. A rich read full of wit, Pride and Avarice is sure to be Coleridge’s biggest selling book to date.



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When a lower-class neighbor ruins his perfect view by building on an adjoining country estate, a disgruntled Miles Straker is further incensed by the neighbor's acceptance into the country gentry and vows to destroy the irritating newcomer's estate.

Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2010
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312382629
Branch Call Number: COL
Characteristics: 490 p

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