If your dream is big enough, not even your enemies can stop you ...Charlie Trumper's earliest memory is of hearing his grandfather's sales patter from behind his costermonger's barrow.
When Grandpa Charlie dies, young Charlie wants nothing more than to follow in his footsteps -- his burning ambition is to own a shop that will sell everything: 'The Biggest Barrow in the World'.
Charlie's progress from the teeming streets of Whitechapel to the elegance of Chelsea Terrace is only a few miles as the crow flies.
But in Jeffrey Archer's expert hands it becomes an epic journey through the triumphs and disasters of the century, as Charlie follows a thread of love, ambition and revenge to fulfil the dream his grandfather inspired.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 704 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 05/11/2010
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780330518697
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Review by Tony2704
Brilliant . First novel i've read by Archer but wont be the last. So many twists to keep the story line interesting and an unexpected ending. As much as i don't like Archer you have to say that he is an exceptional author