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A Dangerous Fortune Summary
Ken Follett

Everything you need to understand or teach A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett.

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A Dangerous Fortune Summary

Plot Summary

The story begins with a bunch of schoolboys disobeying the rules and going for a swim at the quarry pool. While they are teasing and bullying each other, one of them, Peter Middleton, drowns. The official story told at the inquest differs from the true events, and the cover-up and treachery begin that is to continue for three decades as their schooldays follows the characters through their lives.

The murder of Peter Middleton sets the stage for the treachery and deceit of the next three decades in this suspense novel. As the characters mature and progress through their careers and marriages, the events surrounding the murder are what they always come back to. Some are trying to cover up for their part in the murder while others spend years trying to find out the true facts of the murder.

All of the murders are related to Micky Miranda...

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