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House of Cards Book 1: House of Cards

AuthorMichael Dobbs

NarratorSamuel West

SeriesHouse of Cards, Book 1

Duration10h 37m

CategoriesCrime, Thriller and Mysteries

PublisherHarper Collins

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The acclaimed political thriller that first introduced the unforgettable Francis Urquhart MP and launched Michael Dobbs’ best-selling career. Michael Dobbs’ entertaining tale of skulduggery and intrigue within the Palace of Westminster has been a huge hit with the public. Its scheming hero, Chief Whip Francis Urquhart, who uses fair means and foul to become Prime Minister, is one of the best-known characters of the last decade - the politician we all love to hate. Acclaimed for its authenticity and insights into a secret world - the result of many years working behind the scenes for the Conservative Party - it became a highly popular, award-winning BBC TV series, with Francis Urquhart memorably portrayed by Ian Richardson, and was followed by two further sequels, To Play the King and The Final Cut, which also became top-rating TV series.

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