The Resource To play the king, Michael Dobbs, (electronic resource)

To play the king, Michael Dobbs, (electronic resource)

Label
To play the king
Title
To play the king
Statement of responsibility
Michael Dobbs
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The second book in the trilogy that inspired the hit Netflix series House of Cards After scheming his way to power in House of Cards, newly elected Prime Minister Francis Urquhart takes on the new King, The role of the monarchy in modern Britain comes under scrutiny as Prime Minister Francis Urquhart threatens to expose Royal secrets when his plans are blocked by the idealistic new King. Their differences of opinion quickly degenerate into open hostility. The battlefield ranges from architecture to the underprivileged; the battle is fought with rigged opinion polls, manipulated newspaper headlines, sexual scandal and economic brinkmanship as Urquhart sets out to destroy not only the King's family and friends but even the King himself. Continuing the dark tale of greed, corruption, and unquenchable ambition, To Play the King reveals that no matter the country, politics, intrigue and passion reign in the corridors of power
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Summary
Newly elected Prime Minister Francis Urquhart takes on the new King, in the controversial No 1 bestselling second volume in the Francis Urquhart trilogy -- now reissued in a new cover
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10171725
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1948-
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Dobbs, Michael
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
Series statement
Francis Urquhart trilogy
Series volume
0002
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  • Prime ministers
  • Politicians
  • Political fiction
  • Historical fiction
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
To play the king, Michael Dobbs, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11434469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781492606659
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11434469
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
To play the king, Michael Dobbs, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11434469
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781492606659
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11434469
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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