Rich Girl, Poor Girl

Rich Girl, Poor Girl


By (author) Lesley Naa Norle Lokko

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  • Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • Format: Paperback | 480 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 230mm x 38mm | 621g
  • Publication date: 11 June 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0752890646
  • ISBN 13: 9780752890647
  • Edition statement: Export ed
  • Sales rank: 491,558

Product description

Nic Harte is the daughter of a business tycoon. Despite a life of jaw-dropping wealth and privilege, all she really wants is a bit of attention from daddy. Caryn Middleton never met her father. But growing up on a tough London sink estate, she had other things to worry about. Like getting out and moving on. Tory Spiller just yearns for some space to be herself. Living in the shadow of your dead sister is tough, particularly when she seemed to be everything you're not. Nic, Caryn and Tory: three girls who form a friendship that should last a lifetime. Until beautiful, ruthless Estelle McKenzie appears on the scene. Estelle has a secret. And, one way or another, she's going to make each woman pay a very high price for it. Once again, Lesley Lokko weaves a spellbinding tale of money, power and revenge, stretching from the 1980s to the present day. Moving effortlessly through a world of glamour, ambition and intrigue, Rich Girl, Poor Girl is an enthralling, utterly delicious novel to escape with.

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Author information

After various careers (cocktail waitress, kibbutz worker and office manager amongst others), Lesley Lokko went back to university at the age of 26 and trained as an architect. Lesley now divides her time between Accra and Hackney, with the odd couple of months spent in a wee cottage outside Edinburgh where she writes her novels.

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'a classic blockbuster.' THE GLOSS 'a guilty delight ... In this epic tale, ambition, greed and power collide' PRIDE 'Packed with glamour, power and revenge - 4 stars.' HEAT 'Success, glamour and love ... the action sweeps from London to Zimbabwe to Paris ... tragic and sophisticated' MIRROR 'A delicious tale of power, revenge and true friendship.' DAILY EXPRESS 'a sassy novel ... sex, money and evil intent - the perfect mix for a summer blockbuster' BELLA 'ticks all the boxes: wealth, privilege, power, revenge, ambition and intrigue.' SUNDAY HERALD