A well-aimed satirical swipe at City life

Front cover of Fat ChancerFat Chancer
By Richard Old
Published by Regional Magazine Company (£8.95)
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Given the golden combination of vast amounts of money and constant scandal, you’d think that the City of London and Wall Street would be popular settings for novels. Yet surprisingly few are set in the financial world.

Perhaps the steady stream of competition from insider memoirs gives the impression that the truth is more interesting than any fiction [...]

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