The Fear Index: The thrilling Richard and Judy Book Club pick

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ISBN: 9780099553267 Author: Harris, Robert Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd, Cornerstone Publication Date: 24th May 2012 Imprint: Arrow Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: 385 Language: English Edition: 1st paperback ed Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Based in Geneva, Alex Hoffmann has developed a revolutionary system that has the power to manipulate financial markets. Generating billions of dollars, it is a system that thrives on panic – and feeds on fear. He soon finds himself in a waking nightmare of paranoia and violence.

Meet Alex Hoffmann: among the secretive inner circle of the ultra-rich, he is something of a legend.

Based in Geneva, he has developed a revolutionary system that has the power to manipulate financial markets. Generating billions of dollars, it is a system that thrives on panic – and feeds on fear.

And then, in the early hours of one morning, while he lies asleep, a sinister intruder breaches the elaborate security of his lakeside home.

So begins a waking nightmare of paranoia and violence as Hoffmann attempts – with increasing desperation – to discover who is trying to destroy him – before it’s too late …

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