Trespass: A Novel

Open Road Media
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A wanderer struggles to understand his uncle’s downfall six years after a financial catastrophe

George Chell has never met a man as witty, as charming, or as brilliant as his uncle. Edward Chell was a financial titan, ruling over a kingdom of profit with an emperor’s savage grace—until a stock market crash revealed that everything he had was built on sand. It destroyed both empire and emperor in one fell swoop, and nephew George was cast out into the world in the aftermath. For six years, he has wandered Britain, staying in grubby hotels and trying as hard as he can to forget his uncle. But when an article in the Financial Times reminds him of all he has lost, George has no choice but to confront the past in an attempt to understand the disaster that upended his life.
 
Raised in the provincial backwater of a Norwich council flat, George was  dazzled by the bright lights of the London financial world—but to save himself, he will have to look at that world with new eyes.
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About the author

D. J. Taylor is the author of eleven novels, including Kept (2006), which was a Publishers Weekly Best Book, Derby Day (2011), longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, and The Windsor Faction (2013), a joint winner of the Sidewise Award for Alternate History. His nonfiction includes a biography of Thackeray and Orwell: The Life (2003), which won the Whitbread Biography Award. His journalism appears in a variety of newspapers and periodicals, including the Independent, the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement, and the Wall Street Journal. Taylor lives in Norwich, England, with his wife, the novelist Rachel Hore, and their three sons.
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Publisher
Open Road Media
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Published on
Jul 28, 2015
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Pages
167
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ISBN
9781504015189
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Family Life / General
Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Urban
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