(PDF DOWNLOAD) A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

5.00 Avg rating1 Votes
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Limited
Genres: Contemporary Fiction
Authors:
Pages: 433 pages
ISBN10: 1784161012
ISBN13: 9781784161019
Tags: Contemporary Fiction, Free Download, PDF Download
Language: en
Physical Form: Book
Type: Digital

'A deliciously dark tale of ambition, seduction and literary theft . . . an ingeniously conceived novel that confirms Boyne as one of the most assured writers of his generation.' Hannah Beckerman, Observer

*

You've heard the old proverb about ambition, that it's like setting a ladder to the sky. It can lead to a long and painful fall.

If you look hard enough, you will find stories pretty much anywhere. They don't even have to be your own. Or so would-be-novelist Maurice Swift decides early on in his career.


A chance encounter in a Berlin hotel with celebrated author Erich Ackerman gives Maurice an opportunity. For Erich is lonely, and he has a story to tell; whether or not he should is another matter.


Once Maurice has made his name, he finds himself in need of a fresh idea. He doesn't care where he finds it, as long as it helps him rise to the top. Stories will make him famous, but they will also make him beg, borrow and steal. They may even make him do worse.


This is a novel about ambition.

*

'Maurice Swift, the novelist protagonist of John Boyne's A Ladder to the Sky, is a bookish version of Patricia Highsmith's psychopathic antihero Tom Ripley' The Times

'A dark morality tale in the mould of Patricia Highsmith . . . consistently intriguing' Daily Mail

-------------------

To Download books easily without ads Visit

www.Z-PDF.com

Or find it in google search

Reviews

Required fields are marked *. Your email address will not be published.