The Market-Place
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The Market-Place

By Harold Frederic
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Book Description

Published in 1899, just after his unexpected death, The Market-Place became one of Frederic's most successful novels. It offers psychological insight into its hero the late-Victorian equivalent of Gordon Gekko an amoral London businessman named Joel Thorpe, caring for only two things in the world: money and power. He prefers to hoard the former and spend the latter.

Table of Contents
  • THE MARKET-PLACE
  • CHAPTER I
  • CHAPTER II
  • CHAPTER III
  • CHAPTER IV
  • CHAPTER V
  • CHAPTER VI
  • CHAPTER VII
  • CHAPTER VIII
  • CHAPTER IX
  • CHAPTER X
  • CHAPTER XI
  • CHAPTER XII
  • CHAPTER XIII
  • CHAPTER XIV
  • CHAPTER XV
  • CHAPTER XVI
  • CHAPTER XVII
  • CHAPTER XVIII
  • CHAPTER XIX
  • CHAPTER XX
  • CHAPTER XXI
  • CHAPTER XXII
  • CHAPTER XXIII
  • CHAPTER XXIV
  • CHAPTER XXV
  • CHAPTER XXVI
  • CHAPTER XXVII
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