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The Gatecrasher by Madeleine Wickham
  

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Fleur is beautiful, unscrupulous, and has a large wardrobe of black designer suits. With the help of The Times announcements page she gatecrashes the funerals and memorial services of the wealthy, preying on rich, vulnerable men. She charms her way into their lives and onto their platinum credit cards, takes what she can, and then moves swiftly on. When Richard, a dull but wealthy businessman, meets Fleur at his wife's memorial service, he's bowled over. Gradually Fleur works her spell on Richard's family - transforming their lives while she moves in on their wealth. But she finds herself lingering longer than she meant to ...

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The Gatecrasher by Madeleine Wickham


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Madeleine Wickham

Madeleine Wickham, who also writes as Sophie Kinsella, attended university at Oxford, where she studied politics, philosophy and economics. Her first job was as a junior assistant on a magazine for retirees but she went on to be a financial journalist before becoming an author. She is married, has three sons, and lives in London.

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Publication date

3rd March 2011

Author

Madeleine Wickham

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Publisher

Black Swan an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780552776721

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