Playing for the highest stakes of all...In the 1960s, four ambitious new MPs take their seats at Westminster. Over three decades they share the turbulent passions of the race for power with their wives and families, men and women caught up in a dramatic game for the highest stakes of all. But only one man can gain the ultimate goal - the office of Prime Minister...'We haven't had a better novel about Parliament since "Anthony Trollope"' - "Scotsman". 'Another example of the author's mastery of the pure art of storytelling' - "Daily Telegraph".
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Jeffrey Archer’s mastery of characterization and “white-knuckle” suspense, combined with a gift for the ingenious plot twist, demonstrate why he is one of Britain’s best-selling authors. In this collection of audiobooks, a fine cast offers readings of some of the master storyteller’s most spellbinding work.From the Back Cover:
Four Men Driven By Power, Ambition, And Success...
Charles Seymour, second-born son, will never be the earl like his father, but he did inherit his mother's strength-and the will to realize his destiny...Simon Kerslake's father sacrificed everything to make sure his son's dreams come true. Now it is Simon's chance to rise as high as those dreams allow...Ray Gould was born to the back streets but raised with pride-a quality matched by a sharp intellect and the desire to attain the impossible...Andrew Fraser was raised by a soccer hero turned politician. Now it's his turn for heroics, whatever the cost.
...In A Battle For The Ultimate Prize
From strangers to rivals, four men embark on a journey for the highest stakes of all-the keys to No. 10 Downing Street. Unfolding over three decades, their honor will be tested, their loyalties betrayed, and their love of family and country challenged. But in a game where there is a first among equals, only one can triumph.
"One of the top ten storytellers in the world." -"Los Angeles Times"
"Not since Gore Vidal's "1876" has there been such a cliff-hanger aspect to an election and to the selection of a head of government...at the conclusion, Archer brings the reader to a moment of truth...a surprising finish." "-The San Diego Union"
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