Om Stone's Fall
A tour de force in the tradition of Iain Pears international bestseller, An Instance of the Fingerpost, Stones Fall weaves a story of love and high finance into the fabric of a page-turning thriller. A novel to stand alongside Atonement and The Remains of the Day.A panoramic novel with a riveting mystery at its heart, Stones Fall is a quest, a love story, and a tale of murder richly satisfying and completely engaging on many levels. It centres on the career of a very wealthy financier and the mysterious circumstances of his death, cast against the backdrop of WWI and Europes first great age of espionage, the evolution of high-stakes international finance and the beginning of the twentieth centurys arms race. Stones Fall is a major return to the thriller form that first launched Iain Pears onto bestseller lists around the world and that earned him acclaim as a mesmerizing storyteller.From the Hardcover edition.