House of Cards (Francis Urquhart, #1)



An Alternate Cover For This Isbn Can Be Found Here.The Bestselling Political Thriller That Introduced The Scheming Francis Urguhart The Most Memorable Politician Of The Last Decade.Francis Urquhart Is Chief Whip He Has His Hands On Every Secret In Politics And Is Willing To Betray Them All To Become Prime Minister Mattie Storin Is A Tenacious Young Political Correspondent She Faces The Biggest Challenge Of Her Life When She Stumbles Upon A Scandalous Web Of Intrigue And Financial Corruption At The Very Highest Levels She Is Determined To Reveal The Truth, But She Must Risk Everything To Do So.House of Cards (Francis Urquhart, #1)

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  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 383 pages
  • House of Cards (Francis Urquhart, #1)
  • Michael Dobbs
  • English
  • 15 January 2017
  • 0006176909

10 thoughts on “House of Cards (Francis Urquhart, #1)

  1. says:

    This is a political thriller of the first rank Even after having seen House of Cards on TV the American version this book was still a fascinating read I could hear Kevin Spacey s brilliantly evil voice in many of the written lines The use of the press to twist and distort political events and perceptions is well portrayed and utterly frightening, especially as we see the Koch brothers and Fox News seeking to do the same thing in America now People are often ill informed and naive, in the b This is a political thriller of the first rank Even after having seen House of Cards on TV the American version this book was still a fascinating read I could hear Kevin Spacey s brilliantly evil voice in many of the...

  2. says:

    Por su propia naturaleza, la ambici n necesita v ctimas Este libro fue concebido con una premisa simple como deshacerse de un primer ministro Si bien esto puede realizarse de muchas maneras,y muchas veces ni siquiera que alguien alevosamente mueva los hilos, aqu esto es tejido en pro de satisfacer la ambici n y ve...

  3. says:

    It s a good read, but maybe not a great read If we were allowed half stars it d be three and a half More than three for the intriguing concept But.I think it may even be one of those rare occasions when the TV adaptation has something the book lacks I think it s down to Francis Urquhart himself I...

  4. says:

    I don t use Netflix so I ve yet to see the TV series have these producers never heard of releasing to DVD before but the book is incredible and very deep when it comes to the ruthless nature of politics and the cutthroat atmosphere in the backgr...

  5. says:

    Todella viihdytt v poliittinen valtapeli, jossa ei keinoja kaihdeta p m rien saavuttamiseksi.Sanon nyt suoraan, ett jos ei ole lainkaan kiinnostunut politiikasta tai l hinn siit suljettujen ovien takaisesta, yleis lt salassa pidetyst touhusta niin t m kirja ei ole sinulle Mutta jos haluat p st sis n Britannian parlamenttiin ja p st lukemaan asiantuntemuksella kirjoitettua teksti niin kyll , lue t m.J nn miten aloitettuani t m n kirjan en yht n osannut n hd Kevin Spaceyt F Todella viihdytt v poliittinen valtapeli...

  6. says:

    3.8 5 starsPolitics require sacrifice The sacrifice of others, of courseSoThis is gonna be an interesting review And probably as complex as that book and my feelings while reading it I wouldn t say political thrillers are my cup of tea I was never really interested in politics and how a country should be handled but 1 I was in mood for something corrupted and 2 my brother who by the way is into politics asked me to read it and tell him my opinion I still don t know how I feel about i 3.8 5 starsPolitics require sacrifice The sacrifice of others, of courseSoThis is gonna be an interesting review And probably as complex as that book and my feelings while reading it I wouldn t say political thrillers are my cup of tea I was never really interested in politics and how a country should be handled but 1 I was in mood for something corrupted and 2 my brother who by the way is into politics asked me to read it and tell him my opinion I still don t know how I feel about it anyways Did I like some things Oh yes Did I dislike some others Obviously Let s do it The writing style was rich but also simple It was changing from poetic to tough very quickly, along with the mood of the characters and totally matched the shade of the book and the plot It was a big thumbs up f...

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    This opening book of the trilogy lays the groundwork for what looks to be a sensational British political series, centred on one Member of Parliament and his addiction to power, no matter the cost The book opens after the latest general election, as cabinet posts are being mulled over, and certain people, sure to be getting something are left out in the dark Cue the beginning of the end for those holding the reins of power Any reader of this genre may...

  8. says:

    I ve long been a fan of the original BBC series based on this book and have always meant to read it, so with my son nagging me to hurry up and watch the new US series I thought it was time to finally get around to reading the book that started it all Ver...

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    will start right out by saying that while I have seen advertisements for the show House of Cards , I have never actually seen the show This is an honest review of the book, not a comparison between the book and the show Now that is out of the way, let s talk about the book.I found this book to be extremely dull and uneventful I definitely do not believe that this book should be classified as mystery thriller,like plain literary fiction.The plot will start right out by saying that while I have seen advertisements for the show House of Cards , I have never actually seen the show This is an honest review of the book, not a comparison between the book and the show Now that is out of the way, let s talk about the book.I found this book to be extremely dull and uneventful I definitely do not believe that this book should be classified as mystery thriller,like plain literary fiction.The plot is slow from the start While there are some interesting parts dealing in political sabotage, there isn t much excitement throughout the entire story The story is slow moving, dealingin the interactions of characters than in any excitement or action While I am normally a fan of strong character driven plots, that style just didn t work for this book.The characters in this book were part of the reason why I felt that the character driven plot didn t work All of the characters in this book seemed incredibly unlikabl...

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