The Ghost Writer by Robert Harris audiobook

The Ghost Writer: A Novel

By Robert Harris
Read by Roger Rees

Simon & Schuster Audio
8.80 Hours 1
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A THRILLER OF POWER, POLITICS, CORRUPTION AND MURDER   The role of a ghostwriter is to make his client look good, not to uncover the truth. But what happens when the client is a major political figure, and the truth could change the course of history?   Adam Lang, the controversial former prime minister of Britain, is writing his memoirs. But his first ghostwriter dies under shocking circumstances, and his replacement—whose experience lies in portraying aging rock stars and film idols—knows little about Lang’s inner circle. Flown to join Lang in a secure house on the remote shores of Martha’s Vineyard in the depths of winter, cut off from everyone and everything he knows, he comes to realize he should never have taken the job.   It’s not just his predecessor’s mysterious death that haunts him, but Adam Lang himself. Deep in Lang’s past are buried shocking secrets…secrets with the power to alter world politics…secrets with the power to kill.

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Summary

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A New York Times bestseller

A THRILLER OF POWER, POLITICS, CORRUPTION AND MURDER

 

The role of a ghostwriter is to make his client look good, not to uncover the truth. But what happens when the client is a major political figure, and the truth could change the course of history?

 

Adam Lang, the controversial former prime minister of Britain, is writing his memoirs. But his first ghostwriter dies under shocking circumstances, and his replacement—whose experience lies in portraying aging rock stars and film idols—knows little about Lang’s inner circle. Flown to join Lang in a secure house on the remote shores of Martha’s Vineyard in the depths of winter, cut off from everyone and everything he knows, he comes to realize he should never have taken the job.

 

It’s not just his predecessor’s mysterious death that haunts him, but Adam Lang himself. Deep in Lang’s past are buried shocking secrets…secrets with the power to alter world politics…secrets with the power to kill.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

The Ghost [Writer] has got the goods.”  Stephen King
“Taut, clear…unfolds with clarity and panache—and with a classy twist on the very last page…nicely lubricated with humor.”  New York Times
“Harris has managed to write a superior entertainment that is also an angry portrait of todays political reality.”  Washington Post
“Blazes to a satisfying close.”  Barnes & Noble, editorial review

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Author

Author Bio: Robert Harris

Author Bio: Robert Harris

Robert Harris is the author of twelve novels, many of which have reached the New York Times bestseller list. Several of his books have been adapted to film, including The Ghost Writer. He has been a television correspondent with the BBC and a newspaper columnist for the London Sunday Times and Daily Telegraph. His novels have sold more than ten million copies and been translated into thirty languages.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 8.80
Audience: Adult
Language: English