Loser Takes All

Overview

Bertram had no belief in luck. He was not superstitious. A conspicuously unsuccessful assistant accountant, he was planning to get married for the second time. Quite quietly: St Luke's, Maida Hill, and then two weeks in Bournemouth. But Dreuther, a director of Bertram's firm, whimsically switches wedding and honeymoon to Monte Carlo. Inevitably Bertram visits the Casino. Inevitably he loses. Then suddenly his system starts working . . .

Luck seems to have eluded ...

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Overview

Bertram had no belief in luck. He was not superstitious. A conspicuously unsuccessful assistant accountant, he was planning to get married for the second time. Quite quietly: St Luke's, Maida Hill, and then two weeks in Bournemouth. But Dreuther, a director of Bertram's firm, whimsically switches wedding and honeymoon to Monte Carlo. Inevitably Bertram visits the Casino. Inevitably he loses. Then suddenly his system starts working . . .

Luck seems to have eluded Betram altogether. He doesn't even believe in chance. But when his wedding plans are moved to Monte Carlo, he is drawn to the Casino and is seduced by good fortune. A Miramax film starring Robert Lindsay and Molly Ringwald.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140185423
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/28/1993
  • Series: Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 523,802
  • Product dimensions: 5.23 (w) x 7.93 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Graham Greene

Graham Greene (1904-1991) was a prolific novelist, short story writer, travel writer and children's book writer. Many of his novels and short stories have been successfully adapted to the movie screen, including The Third Man (directed by Orson Welles), The End of The Affair, and The Quiet American

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    1. Also Known As:
      Henry Graham Greene (birth name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      October 2, 1904
    2. Place of Birth:
      Berkhamsted, England
    1. Date of Death:
      April 3, 1991
    2. Place of Death:
      Vevey, Switzerland

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