Standing on its upper deck is Julius Caspar, billionaire oil tycoon and philanthropist who is returning to the city on his 80th birthday. And as he gazes at the approaching waterfront, he recalls his youth as an impecunious Armenian bank clerk in what was then...more
Whisking the reader on a worldwide tour from Egypt to Ethiopia, from London and Paris to New York City the multiple plots in this narrative are filled with everything from boardroom treachery to the innocence of first lo...more
After reading Farewell Alexandria, by Derek Flower, I am exceedingly impressed. Derek Flower has lived in Egypt, France, and Italy. He has an Honors Degree in Modern Languages and speaks English, Italian, and French. He has three fiction and three non-fiction titles to his name. Currently he resides just outside of Rome with his wife.
Although a work of fiction, many of the background accounts in the story are factual, accounting international history. A fa...more