Augustus Melmotte is a fraudulent foreign financier who preys on dissolute nobility - using charm to tempt the weak into making foolish investments in his dubious schemes. Persuaded to put money into a notional plot to run a railroad from San Francisco to Santa Cruz, the capricious gambler Felix Carbury soon becomes one of his victims.
- Limba : Engleza
- Data Publicarii : 28 Apr 1994
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 816
- ISBN : 9780140433920