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As the crow flies: a novel

Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow. That day comes suddenly when his grandfather dies leaving him the floundering business. With the help of Becky Salmon, an enterprising young woman, Charlie sets out to make a name for himself as "The Honest Trader". But the brutal onset of World War I takes Charlie far from home and into the path of a dangerous enemy whose legacy of evil follows Charlie and his family for generations. Encompassing three continents and spanning over sixty years, As the Crow Flies brings to life a magnificent tale of one man's rise from rags to riches set against the backdrop of a changing century.

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  • "Prodigal daughter"@en
  • "As the crow flies"@pl
  • "As the crow flies"@it
  • "As the crow flies"

http://schema.org/description

  • "Charlie's earliest memory is of hearing his grandfather's sales patter from behind his barrow. When Grandpa Charlie dies, young Charlie wants to follow in his footsteps. This is an epic journey through the triumphs and disasters of the century."
  • "Growing up in the slums of East End London, Charlie Trumper dreams of someday running his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow. That day comes suddenly when his grandfather dies leaving him the floundering business. With the help of Becky Salmon, an enterprising young woman, Charlie sets out to make a name for himself as "The Honest Trader". But the brutal onset of World War I takes Charlie far from home and into the path of a dangerous enemy whose legacy of evil follows Charlie and his family for generations. Encompassing three continents and spanning over sixty years, As the Crow Flies brings to life a magnificent tale of one man's rise from rags to riches set against the backdrop of a changing century."@en
  • "World War I interrupts the plans of Charlie Trumper and leaves him with his best friend dead, a mysterious inheritance, and an implacable enemy."@en
  • "Een groenteventer uit Oost-Londen, die het brengt tot warenhuismagnaat in het Westend, wordt dwarsgezeten door een onverzoenlijke dame uit de hogere stand."
  • "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'."
  • "Le roman d'apprentissage d'un jeune Anglais sur 70 ans. Un apprentissage qui tourne au succès accompagné de son cortège de joies et de malheurs. Une fresque sociale qu'animent de vrais personnages. [SDM]."
  • "Charlie Trumper dreams of owning the biggest shop in the world - This is the story of the triumphs and disasters that followed him as he strove to realise his ambition."
  • "A Londres, dans un quartier populaire de Whitechapel, Charlie Trumper semble voué à mener la même vie que ses aïeux, marchands des quatre saisons depuis plusieurs générations. Mais la société est en pleine évolution et la Première Guerre mondiale fait exploser les rigidités victoriennes interdisant toute mobilité sociale : les jeunes gens ambitieux peuvent désormais s'élever dans le monde, pour peu qu'ils soient prêts à retrousser leurs manches ! C'est le cas de notre héros qui, malgré les inimitiés, les jalousies qu'il suscite, se retrouvera à la tête de Trumper's, le plus grand magasin de Londres. Mais les ennemis jurés de Charlie Trumper et de sa femme Becky n'ont pas abdiqué, et vont tout mettre en oeuvre pour les déposséder de la direction d'une entreprise qu'ils ont fondée et à laquelle ils ont consacré leur vie."
  • "At the beginning of the twentieth century, Charlie Trumpeter inherits his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow which he eventually parlays into riches and a world-famous department store. Along the way Charlie battles enemies in the trenches of World War I as well as in the streets of London."@en
  • "At the beginning of the twentieth century, Charlie Trumpeter inherits his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow which he eventually parlays into riches and a world-famous department store. Along the way Charlie battles enemies in the trenches of World War I as well as in the streets of London."

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  • "Powieść angielska"@pl
  • "Romány"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Electronic books"
  • "History"@en
  • "Belletristische Darstellung"

http://schema.org/name

  • "Der Aufstieg Roman"
  • "Como Les Cuervos"
  • "Vsego paru milʹ po pri︠a︡moĭ"
  • "As the crow flies: a novel"@en
  • "Como los cuervos"
  • "Como los cuervos"@es
  • "Suuri unelma"@fi
  • "Như cánh quạ bay"
  • "Kuş uçuşu : roman = As the crow flies"
  • "Se eutheia grammē"
  • "As the crow flies : a novel"
  • "As the crow flies"@en
  • "As the crow flies"
  • "Der aufstieg"
  • "Prosto jak strzelił"
  • "Prosto jak strzelił"@pl
  • "Der Aufstieg : Roman"
  • "Pri︠a︡mo k t︠s︡eli"
  • "Le souffle du temps"
  • "Ki-meʻof ha-ʻorev"
  • "As the crow flies, Jeffrey Archer"
  • "Le souffle du temps : roman"
  • "Der Aufstieg"
  • "As the crow flies, and The prodigal daughter"@en
  • "Zlatý Charlie"
  • "Sulle ali di un sogno"@it
  • "Sulle ali di un sogno"
  • "Den store drøm"@da
  • "Der Aufstieg [Roman]"
  • "Geen top te hoog"
  • "As the Crow Flies"@en
  • "Всего пару миль по прямой"

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