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City of Thieves: The Controversial City Thriller [Kindle Edition]

Cyrus Moore
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Book Description

Nic Lamparelli works for a leading US investment bank in London. Starting at the bottom, he rises rapidly through the ranks to reach the pinnacle of his profession. Even at the top, he holds true to his principles while those around him abandon theirs. And that’s what makes him special. Soon he has it all: a beautiful girlfriend, a high-flying career, an overpaid City job with a reputation as one of the bank’s star analysts.



Then one day he wakes up to find that things can go wrong - fast.



His closest childhood friend Jack, also a star in the City, uncovers a plot to implicate Nic in an insider trading ring. And that is just the start. Before long, everything Nic has built up starts to crumble to pieces - his relationship, his career, his reputation. But can he hold true to his principles in the face of everything? Or will he succumb to temptation like so many others…

Editorial Reviews

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"A thriller that puts the boot into bullies in the financial world." - INSEAD Business School

"City of Thieves ... is a potent indictment of bankers' mindless, reflexive greed." - The Daily Telegraph

"Its a good read. The plot involves sex, money, murder, betrayal and Middle East politics." - International Business Times

"A brilliantly constructed, intelligent, thrilling ride."  —Irish Examiner


"An insider's view of insider trading . . . written with vigour and authority."  —Literary Review

From the Inside Flap

"An insider's view of insider trading ... written with vigour and authority." - Literary Review

Product Details

  • File Size: 570 KB
  • Print Length: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Abacus (December 7, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002TXZRX6
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  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,385,222 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars A fantastic book and good read! December 7, 2014
By Yunhan
Format:Paperback
It reminds me of people I met in the industry - when I was reading it, I felt as if these old acquaintances were talking to me. Very thought provoking. I would definitely recommend it!
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More About the Author

Cyrus Moore is the writing name for a leading City analyst. After twenty years' experience in the City, Cyrus left corporate banking to set up independently. In 2006 Bloomberg ranked him the No. 1 analyst in 12 global telecom stocks.

Cyrus was born in 1966 in Farnborough, England. He was educated at St Mary's International School, Tokyo and at Dulwich College, London. In 1988, he graduated from Cambridge University with an Economics degree. He lives in London with his wife and two children.

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