The Greek Author:Pierre Rey A great international best seller, published in thirteen countries, this is the spellbinding novel that rivals the best of our most popular storytellers-the novel that blazes with intrigue and drama as the Olympian supperrich battle for supremacy in business, in the bedrooms and on the oceans of the world. — From yachts to international palaces, ... more »from Rolls-Royces to diamonds as big as the Ritz, this is the fascinating story of the richest, most powerful man in the world-and of the men and women who live and love in his orbit. He is Socrates Satrapoulos, a Greek shipowning potentate, capable of making or breaking trusts, empires, societies with a well-pointed finger; a modern Argonaut, who as a boy vowed he would become the most famous Greek since Ulysses and spent the rest of his life proving his childish promise.
Here are the women he beds (including the famous widow of an American politician), the businesses he buys, the lives he affects-all breathtakingly evoked against a background of Odyssean dimensions.
Filled with dramatic incidents and fascinating characters-who will have every reader guessing "who's who"-teeming with romance and high intrigue, this dazzling nonstop roller coaster of a novel, spanning twenty years in the lives of the world's financial wizards and glamor women, comes equipped with all the ingredients to send it to the top of everyone's best-seller list for spring.« less