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White Birch

White Birch

by Paul Edmund Lessard
White Birch

White Birch

by Paul Edmund Lessard


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A darkly humorous novel about the trappings of generational wealth and the human cost of ambition

The White Birch Hotel in the city of Tuffty Town teems with poorly kept secrets: exiled governments negotiating banished royals and messy revolutions; detectives tapping phones and trailing spies; paramours leaving tell-tale signs of furtive assignations in unlocked suites; captains of finance hatching plans in the grey haze of the smoking bar.

We find among this clamour Henry Huvvy: bon vivant, boulevardier, and mainstay of milieus both refined and ragtag. But when the lure of unattainable love drives him to build, with questionable tactics, a new empire of opulence, the fate of an erstwhile princess is set against his own.

White Birch introduces a vividly rendered cast of characters into a world at once familiar and delightfully uncanny.

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ISBN-13: 9781639882052
Publisher: Atmosphere Press
Publication date: 12/15/2021
Pages: 402
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

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