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Issue Details: First known date: 1974... 1974 Harlequin : A Novel
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'Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

'Then their gilded world is blown apart. A computer printout identifies the Harlequin et Cie bank as the target of a gigantic takeover. The mastermind is Basil Yanko, a ruthless financial genius whose instruments are fraud, blackmail and terror.

'As the conflict moves from Zurich to London, New York and Mexico, Harlequin must become a 'villain by necessity'. Can Desmond help his friend save his bank—and his family?'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Allen & Unwin, 2017).

Notes

  • Dedication: For Sheila
  • Epigraph: As if we were villains by necessity;/fools by heavenly compulsion./ Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 1, Sc. 2

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Collins ,
      1974 .
      Extent: 285p.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      William Morrow ,
      1974 .
      Extent: 324p.
      ISBN: 0688003095
    • Boston, Massachusetts,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      G. K. Hall ,
      1975 .
      Extent: 571p.
      ISBN: 0816162913
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Pocket Books ,
      1975 .
      Extent: 310p.
      ISBN: 0671800868
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Fontana ,
      1976 .
      Extent: 288p.
      Reprinted: 1978
      ISBN: 0006154301
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Bantam Books ,
      1983 .
      Extent: 272p.
      ISBN: 0553229133
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Heinemann ,
      1991 .
      Extent: 285p.
      ISBN: 0434858978
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Mandarin ,
      1992 .
      Extent: 284p.
      ISBN: 0749310715
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Guild Press ,
      1992 .
      Extent: 285p.
      ISBN: 1562080113
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2017 .
      image of person or book cover 366264285463208696.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 286p.p.
      ISBN: 9781760297640, 9781760638337
Alternative title: Harlequin & Co.
Language: Dutch

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  • Also braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

Untitled M. Levin , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 27 October 1974; (p. 56)

— Review of Harlequin : A Novel Morris West , 1974 single work novel
Untitled 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 4 October 1974; (p. 1092)

— Review of Harlequin : A Novel Morris West , 1974 single work novel
Untitled M. Williams , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7 December 1974; (p. 19)

— Review of Harlequin : A Novel Morris West , 1974 single work novel
Untitled M. Williams , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7 December 1974; (p. 19)

— Review of Harlequin : A Novel Morris West , 1974 single work novel
Untitled 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 4 October 1974; (p. 1092)

— Review of Harlequin : A Novel Morris West , 1974 single work novel
Untitled M. Levin , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 27 October 1974; (p. 56)

— Review of Harlequin : A Novel Morris West , 1974 single work novel
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    Switzerland,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • London,
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    England,
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    United Kingdom (UK),
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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    United States of America (USA),
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    Mexico,
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    Central America, Americas,
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