As the Crow Flies
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As the Crow Flies (Special Sales) authored by Jeffrey Archer revolves around Charlie Trumper, who has grown up in the slums of the East End London. He has dreams of taking over his grandfather’s fruit and vegetable barrow someday. His dream soon becomes a reality when the day arrives when his grandfather dies suddenly leaving behind the stumbling business for Charlie.
Charlie is helped by an enterprising young woman called Becky Salmon and he starts his endeavour to make out a reputation for himself as “the honest trader”. But the onset of the World War I and its brutal after effects compel Charlie to go far away from his home. They take him into the path of a dangerous and evil enemy, whose evil designs follow Charlie and his family for generations.
With a gripping storyline, the story encompasses three continents and spans over sixty long years. The book is a magnificent tale of the protagonist’s incredible rise from rags to riches, which is set against the backdrop of the World War I. Charlie’s enemies, Guy Trentham who is his nemesis from World War I, father of Rebecca’s illegitimate son and Ethel who his ruthless and wealthy mother, are trying their best to protect the reputation of the Trentham family by weakening those people who know the misdeeds carried out by Guy.
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