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One of Arthur Hailey popular novels, here he goes big with none other than the American banking sector. As the president of First Mercantile America Bank announces that he is terminally ill, it falls upon the two vice presidents to take over things. The question is, who it will be – the traditional one who will be bringing in new clients or the new one who will be running it in a socially sustainable manner.
What makes this book stand out?
A perfect drawing of a U.S. bank’s internal day-to-day functioning and activities.
Read it for
Superbly done as a swindling tale of money, deception, and greed-based in the heart of the industry from where it comes.
Don't read it for
With all the commercial and business jargon, it might get a bit dry sometimes.