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By Clancy Martin

ISBN-10: 0312429649

ISBN-13: 9780312429645

Bobby Clark is simply 16 whilst he drops out of faculty to keep on with his monstrous brother, Jim, into the jewellery company. Bobby idolizes Jim and is in awe of Jim’s female friend, Lisa, the easiest saleswoman on the citadel worthy Deluxe Diamond alternate.  What follows is the tale of a tender man’s schooling in of the oldest human passions, love and cash. expert on the paintings of persuasion, Bobby is interested in Lisa, but in addition to the myriad scams and frauds of the jewellery alternate, the place the ability to appraise additionally capability the ability to bait and turn and cheat like hell. Clancy Martin's gripping debut novel takes us in the back of the counter, the place diamonds and watches aren't the single valuable commodity.

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She read a lot, chiefly Mill's and Boon's light romances. I don't remember any other books in the cottage, but I do that remember a bright blue carpet in the living room and a profusion of china ornaments. I don't know why suspicion is she wasn't happy with my father; my that she was lonely. She considered herself several cuts above her working-class neighbors, and the few middle-class residents of the village considered themselves several cuts above her. Looking back at Engelsea, and relawas the Great Good Place from which where she had high tions, she saw it status and plenty of friends marriage had exiled her.

It started existence, like most seaside resorts, as a fishing village; most of the fishermen still live on the site of the original village in the Old Quarter east of the town. It would be agreeable to write glowingly of my boyhood by the sea and making friends with the fishermen's children and listening open-mouthed to some old salt's story far of adventure as in the picture of Raleigh's boyhood. But, in fact, I and the only old never talked to a fisherman in salt who was 28 my life, ever observed telling stories JOHN BRAINE / 29 was eventually jailed for tampering with them.

Quarter wasn't Street in fact really turesque, though the narrow streets with their alleys pic- and courtyards did have a certain charm. There were a few owned by fishermen old cottages nearby; they weren't but by retired people. Virtually all the buildings in the fishermen's quarter had been built in the 1850's by one of my ancestors — Martin Knossington—who had, uncharac- teristically for a Knossington, lost most of his profits in speculation. The were of local stone with no attempt at any kind of ornamentation.

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