My Laugh Comes Last
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My Laugh Comes Last

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Farrell Brannigan, President of the National Californian Bank, is an extremely successful man. So when he builds another bank in an up-and-coming town on the Pacific coast, he is given worldwide publicity, and this new bank is hailed as 'the safest bank in the world'. But Brannigan's success came at a price and he made many enemies on his way up the ladder. It seems that o...more
Paperback, 194 pages
Published July 1st 2002 by House of Stratus (first published 1976)
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Ushlah Aluthge

This was a great thriller novel that I have read more than 3-4 times in my life .

The author had given soo much life to this book....that i did enjoyed alot....

The story is bout a guy - Larry Lucas who is a small time worker, he approached by a millionaire -Farell Brannigan & assist him and start a new bank in town, which should be the safest in the world.

Thrilled by the offer,Larry jumps for it, starts minting money and enters high class circles, only to come across a series of problems on t...more
Varun Vasudevan
Rating - 5/5

If ever there is a 'best of James Hadley Chase' released, this one should make the cut and feature on the cover!

Larry Lucas tells his story in a gripping first person narrative and by the time you are voyeur-ing neck-deep in his troubles, you know that Chase has built Larry in such a way that even as the underdog, he can take the fight to Klaus and his band of hoodlums. And you lick your lips in anticipation...

As the book sweeps into Larry's persistently brilliant/desperate schemes t...more
Rapine e ricatti non sono il mio forte e inoltre molte cose le avevo capite! Comunque carino.... Autore da riprovare :)
Karthik Pasupathy
Brilliant thriller!
Athul Raj
Every Chase thriller has greed, women, blackmail, deceit and murder. Yet, they all are different. This too is a typical Chase thriller. Good for a quick-read.
One of the greatest JHC Books !
Ok .. One time read
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