About this book
A historical thriller from the international bestselling author of "An Instance Of The Fingerpost". Moving chronologically back through time - starting in 1909 - Pears tells the story of John Stone, financier and armaments manufacturer, a man so wealthy he could manipulate markets, industries, countries and continents. Panoramic in scope with a mystery at its heart, "Stone's Fall" is a quest to discover how and why John Stone dies.
A novel that tells the story of John Stone, financier and armaments manufacturer, a man so wealthy that in the years before World War One he was able to manipulate markets, industries and indeed whole countries and continents. It takes you on a quest to discover how and why John Stone dies, falling out of a window at his London home.