The Fourth Estate

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St. Martin's Publishing Group, Feb 26, 2013 - Fiction - 704 pages

Fourth Estate

Jeffrey Archer

Richard Armstrong narrowly escaped Hitler's atrocities in Eastern Europe on his courage and his wits—skills that served him well in peacetime. Having turned a struggling Berlin newspaper into a success story seemingly overnight, Armstrong made a name for himself—and more than a few enemies along the way...Meanwhile, young Keith Townsend enters the international arena, armed with a world-class education and a sense of entitlement to match. Charged with growing his father's newspaper business into a global media force, he and Armstrong are bound to become sworn rivals—until they arrive at the edge of collapse and will do whatever it takes to stay alive in the game...or die trying.


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User Review  - Alan Wightman - Goodreads

550 page saga about two men, great media barons, and their attempts to rule the newspaper world. Neither man induces a great deal of sympathy in the reader, although one is the "baddie". Not riveting. Read full review

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JEFFREY ARCHER was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain's House of Commons and fourteen years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections-including Sins of the Father, And Thereby Hangs a Tale, A Prisoner of Birth, and Kane & Abel-have been international bestsellers. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.

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